Pillar File

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Pillar File

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Pillar File

About This Item

This compact file is a favorite tool on the workbenches at Martin Guitar Company. You'll find it as versatile as they do!

  • Ideal for spot-shaping and trimming
  • Great on wood, metal, bone or plastic
  • 00 cross-cut top and bottom surfaces
  • Smooth sides for getting into corners cleanly

Overall length: 8-1/2" (216mm)
Width: 1/2" (12.7mm)
Cutting surface length: 5-1/2" (140mm)
Thickness: tapers from 1/8" to 3/32" (3.18mm to 2.38mm)

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gets a lot of use

(Customer's Reviews)

I'm kind of surprised how often I use this little file. The smooth sides are really helpful. I use this to straighten the end graft channel and the smooth sides don't cut into the top and back.
Well worth the 10 bucks.


Surprisingly useful

(Customer's Reviews)

I love this little bastard. Get it? File humor. Anyway, I was skeptical that this would prove so useful, but I use it all the time. It cuts aggressively, but not on much so. Worth the ten bucks.



(Customer's Reviews)

This is a great little file for general purpose work requiring a safe edge and a good agressive cut, worked very well on bone and was excellent for nut shelf work. Recommended, and the price is definitely right!

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