Fret Slotting Table Saw Blade

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Fret Slotting Table Saw Blade

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Fret Slotting Table Saw Blade

About This Item

Fast and accurate! Now you can cut fret slots on your table saw or radial arm saw.

Labor saver!
Slot fingerboards quickly, cleanly and precisely, for any scale length, right on your own table saw. Ideal for production work, this is the same model 100-tooth high-topped steel blade we use here at our factory.

The outer edge of the .060" blade is specially hollow-ground to cut .023"-wide slots for our fretwire. This custom shape cuts more smoothly, and eliminates the need for an additional blade stiffener. 5/8"-diameter arbor required.

Blade dimensions

Width of cut.023"(0.58mm) on the outer 1/4" (6.35mm) edge

Slot your own fingerboards quickly and precisely with our Fret Scale Templates and this saw blade.

Need help calculating your fret locations?
Our online fret scale calculator can calculate any scale length you want to use. It will also give you accurate measurements for locating the bridge on your instrument.



Product Instructions

Dual Fret Scale Template Instructions

How to determine where to cut fret slots using the Dual Fret Scale Templates.

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great fret blade

(Customer's Reviews)

i made frets by hand, and this fret blade made making frets in less than 15 min.


Real time saver, highly recommended

(Customer's Reviews)

I love this blade. I have the old style miter box with solid brass guides and it took nearly an hour to slot a fretboard from a hard wood like honduran rosewood or ebony. This saw blade does it in 30 seconds.

Before you slap this blade on, make sure your table saw blade is square with your miter slots and your arbor doesn't have any runout. A couple hours spent on table saw setup will make all the difference. I made a miter sled as shown in the video and used the fret slotting templates with the supplied pin.


Excellent Saw Blade!!

(Customer's Reviews)

I purchased one of these and it was a while before I could use it and when I did the slots were a bit too wide. I informed Stew Mac and they Promptly sent another at their cost and I returned the first one at their cost. This Saw makes quick work of making a fret board and I am Thankful and appreciate Stew Macs customer service! I have made many purchases from Stew Mac and I am always impressed and Happy with the result. This saw will be a joy to use on my future cigar box guitar projects!!

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