Fret Beveling File

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Low-friction files for fret ends.
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Fret Beveling File 3-3/4" length

3-3/4" length

Item # 3760
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$48.52

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Fret Beveling File 7-1/2" length

7-1/2" length

Item # 3775
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$65.49

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Fret Beveling File 3-3/4" replacement file

3-3/4" replacement file

Item # 3760-FILE
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$14.00

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Fret Beveling File 7-1/2" replacement file

7-1/2" replacement file

Item # 3775-FILE
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$20.00

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Fret Beveling File, Set of 2

Fret Beveling File, Set of 2

Item # 3759
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Low-friction files for fret ends.
Sold individually or SAVE when you buy the set of both files.

The Fret Beveling File is the fast, accurate way to put a uniform 35° bevel on fret ends after installing new frets. With a quick, smooth motion, this file angles the fret ends and makes them ready for fret dressing and polishing. Available in either 3-3/4" or 7-1/2" filing lengths.

This 1-1/2" x 1-3/4" block (two lengths are available) holds a removable fine-tooth flat file at the proper 35° angle to bevel all the fret ends along the edge of the fingerboard. The block is made of low-friction material for smooth, easy filing. The 3-3/4" model is for short fingerboards (mandolins, for example), and for spot-filing partial refrets. It's also useful for working on used instruments with necks that aren't straight.

This product is made exclusively for Stewart-MacDonald by

Works on stainless frets, too!
All of our tools are suitable for use on stainless-steel fretwire, with the exception of our Fret Tang Nippers and Fret Cutters. Modern stainless-steel fretwire is known to be harder than the traditional nickel-silver blends, but our own shop experience indicates the wire does not cause premature wear of files or sandpapers.


Product Instructions

Fret Beveling Files

Downloadable instructions for smoothing fret ends with Fret Beveling Files.

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Fret Beveling File

By Ian Toalster from Brisbane, Queensland, Australia
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, January 17, 2013


The bevel edge file puts a nice uniform bevel on the frets and because the angle is set you just have to worry about filing upto the fretboard. The height of the file is set so that it doesn't mark the rest of the guitar. Watch for the file riding over the edge and marking the top of the frets.

Easier than hand filing

By Mark Harper from Lexington KY
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, January 12, 2013


The fret beveling file makes getting the right angle on fret ends a snap. It used to take over an hour to get it right with a hand file. Now I can bevel the edges of my fretboards in less than five minutes and be ready to move on. This item saves a lot of time and aggravation.

Replicatable and consistent results

By GavinB from Perth, Australia
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, October 07, 2012


Great tool but hellishly expensive for what it is. But beats having to refret when you realise your strings keep slipping off the guitar because the angle was too shallow!

Consistent results.

By Greg Robinson - Guitar & Amplifier from Melbourne, Australia
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, September 18, 2012


Nice, simple tool, well executed. Nice and easy to get consistent results.

good

By James Love from Z-Tron
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, September 16, 2012


This does what it is supposed to. I only wish the file was set at a slightly steeper angle.

Fret Beveling File

By Gusty from Ro
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, July 06, 2012


A useful tool.

What an amazing tool!

By GMCullan from Massachusetts
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, June 28, 2012


Very easy to use with excellent results. I like it!

Easy and Simple

By Goodin from Knoxville, TN, USA
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, June 22, 2012


After purchasing this tool I realized how simple it is and I probably could have made it myself with a block of wood and a file. It's a very simple tool and somewhat expensive. Nevertheless I'm glad I got it. It works great. About 20 strokes on each side of the frets and they are beveled in a few minutes. Follow it up with a concave fret end file for a pro fret job.

Great

By niponz from Thailand
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, June 06, 2012


safe more time and fast finnish job

Awesome tool

By Tim Gospodinov from NYC
(Customer's Reviews) Monday, June 04, 2012


I love mine, just did a fretboard over the weekend and it literally took 10mins to get all frets from a 90' angle to a perfect bevel :)

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