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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Fret Beveling File 7-1/2" length

7-1/2" length

Item # 3775
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Fret Beveling File 3-3/4" replacement file

3-3/4" replacement file

Item # 3760-FILE
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Fret Beveling File 7-1/2" replacement file

7-1/2" replacement file

Item # 3775-FILE
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Fret Beveling File, Set of 2

Fret Beveling File, Set of 2

Item # 3759
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$114.01 $108.31

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Guitar fret beveling file

Erick Coleman shows how to quickly put a uniform 35-degree bevel on all the fret ends.

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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.

Ratings & Reviews

Fret Beveling File

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Essential Tool!

By Wilmer Gingerich from Jamesport MO
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, December 17, 2011

I sure impressed a customer with this little jewel!

Fret Beveling File 

By p gaudreau from canada
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, November 18, 2011

time saver and great job

Great product

By Sam Eakins from Duncan,SC
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, November 18, 2011

Acurate and easy to use!!

Beveling Frits

By Rex from Huntsville, AL.
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, October 15, 2011

Really like my fret beveling file, especially the replacement file used as a stand alone.

Just Buy It

By jimsonrat from Los Osos, CA
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, October 11, 2011

For a long time, I was planning on making one of these myself. I never seemed to get around to it and and my fret work suffered. I finally just bought a pair of these; they work great and I wish I had purchased them a long time ago.

Fret Bevelling File

By Pat Green from UK
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, October 08, 2011

Works fine and much better than trying to use a straight flat file. I find working on about 4 frets at a time is better than trying to extend over the length of the fingerboard. This way I don't slip off the fret ends and across the frets.

Speed up your fret beveling

By Norman Letendre from Newington, CT
(Customer's Reviews) Saturday, September 03, 2011

This file works like a charmàfor years I was beveling the fret ends with out the guide and doing a good jobàöheck I donÆt need this fancy file guideö. Well, I finally broke down and purchased one. OH MY! Now I bevel the fret ends in half the time and more accurately too. The biggest benefit is that it takes the worry out of slipping or filling the wrong angle

Thanks Stemacà

Fret Beveling File

By Raven from Australia
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, August 04, 2011

Professional results every time.

Fret Beveling File

By Photojeep from Las Vegas
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, July 10, 2011

I'm not a luthier but I can say without hesitation that this is one great tool. In spite of all my humidification efforts, my 12 string's neck had shrunk from living in the desert and the top 9 frets were beginning to hang over the edge of the neck. This file took care of the problem in about two minutes. An indispensable tool for desert dwelling guitar players!

the ultimate accuracy

By theodoropoulos from Heraklion,Greece
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, June 29, 2011

just with this file,with less time,the result is professional.i really thank Stew-mac.

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