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Fret/Fingerboard Leveling Files Fret Leveler, 3"

Fret Leveler, 3"

Item # 0861
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Fret/Fingerboard Leveling Files Fret Leveler, 6"

Fret Leveler, 6"

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Fret/Fingerboard Leveling Files Fingerboard leveler, 6"

Fingerboard leveler, 6"

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 Fret/Fingerboard Leveling Files, Set of 3

Fret/Fingerboard Leveling Files, Set of 3

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Fret/Fingerboard Leveling Files

About This Item

These custom-made files give you a handle on your fret work!

These files work quickly to level frets or fingerboards, leaving a smooth finish.

Each file is 1" wide with a comfortable hardwood handle. The 6" length is for general use, and the 3" length is for spot leveling.

The fret leveling files have single-cut teeth with a steeper angle to eliminate "chatter." They cut faster and smoother than most fret leveling files we've used, they work quickly, and they're great for dressing and beveling fret ends.

The fingerboard leveler is a double-cut file for ebony, rosewood and pearl inlays. Despite its rough appearance, it leaves a smooth finish.

Essential for Fretting
This item is 1 of the 7 tools included in our Essential Fretting Tool Set, a compilation of tools you'll need for the fundamentals of fret work. The set also includes our book, Fret Work Step-By-Step by Erick Coleman with Dan Erlewine.

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. 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.


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5.0

good tool well made

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Handy file, nice handle, cuts smoothly

5.0

Good for mandolins

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I bought this to fix the frets on my mandolin.

5.0

nice quality..!

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Very happy with my purchase..!

5.0

leveler file

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Works great---could be a little longer but still works great.

5.0

Saved a ton of time, well made tools

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Had been working the "onesy twoseys" frets, rocking and sanding, etc. A couple of clients had bigger issues so I took the plunge and for the set.
How accurately and quickly these tools remove fret material is awesome.
The accuracy of your work and the time you save doing it is well worth the prove of admission!

5.0

Great Product

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I have always just used sandpaper on a beam to level frets but after using this one time I can already tell it will last a very long time and it's so much faster than the old method. I always stuck masking tape to my beam and a strip on sandpaper that was trimmed to size. Then glued it together with a couple drops of super glue. Took me 20 minutes to get setup just to level frets. Now I grab one tool and can be done before I would have even started using my old method before.

5.0

Fret File

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Great tool

5.0

Awesome

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I used this level to level my frets on a Stratocaster and they came out perfect! I'm getting ready to level the frets on my acoustic as well.

5.0

Grove/Remover (not a bad thing)!

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Worked great taking out of the groves worn in the lower frets at the upper strings. Using a light touch it took only a few minutes.

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Fret file

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Works great, much better than the sandpaper one I had before. It's longer and you don't have to worry about the paper tearing or cloging. Works on SS frets real good, that's all I have and have done 5 guitars so far without any issues. Fast and efficient and accurate because of the length.

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