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Black Plastic Binding

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Black Plastic Binding .010" x .075" (.25mm x 1.90mm)

.010" x .075" (.25mm x 1.90mm)

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Black Plastic Binding .020" x .075" (.51mm x 1.90mm)

.020" x .075" (.51mm x 1.90mm)

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Black Plastic Binding .020" x .250" (.51mm x 6.35mm)

.020" x .250" (.51mm x 6.35mm)

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Black Plastic Binding .040" x .250" (1.02mm x 6.35mm)

.040" x .250" (1.02mm x 6.35mm)

Item # 5791
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Black Plastic Binding .060" x .250" (1.52mm x 6.35mm)

.060" x .250" (1.52mm x 6.35mm)

Item # 5787
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Black Plastic Binding .060" x .375" (1.52mm x 9.52mm)

.060" x .375" (1.52mm x 9.52mm)

Item # 5788
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Black Plastic Binding .090" x .250" (2.29mm x 6.35mm)

.090" x .250" (2.29mm x 6.35mm)

Item # 5789
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Black Plastic Binding .090" x .565" (2.29mm x 14.35mm)

.090" x .565" (2.29mm x 14.35mm)

Item # 5792
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Black Plastic Binding

About This Item

ABS plastic bindings are used by Gibson, Martin, Taylor, Fender and many other manufacturers. The material adheres well to wood and to itself.

Our ABS plastic bindings are 65" long — a single piece will reach completely around a guitar body. These bindings are manufactured with smooth edges, not rough-sawn from sheets, for closer size tolerances.

#5792 extra-tall .565" binding is the right size for Les Paul® and similar guitar tops.

To laminate bindings, you can sandwich them using our Binding Laminator and acetone. Measure carefully before you rout the channels, and almost any combination can be installed.

In the example illustration,
A  is a white/black/white/black laminate of .010" strips,
B  combines .020" black and .040" white, and
C  uses .020" white and .020" black, installed sideways as edge trim.

For easy installation, we recommend StewMac Bind-ALL Guitar Binding Glue.

Binding tape or rubber clamping bands will hold the bindings in place while the glue dries.

Use a scraper blade to trim the glued bindings flush to the surrounding wood.

Learn from our free online article How to Install Bindings:
•  Rout channels
•  Binding joints
•  Shape binding for fingerboards
•  Bind the body and peghead
•  Finishing over binding


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

Coloring new binding to match the old stuff

We've watched Dan Erlewine repair this 1930s Kay over the previous 3 Trade Secrets. It's time to finish it up. Elliot John-Conry of EJC Guitars ages Dan's patch of new plastic binding so it blends in with the old binding around it. About the guitar in this video: This 1930s Kay Deluxe is a fixer-upper that Dan Erlewine repaired in order to sell. Now that it's in great shape again, maybe Dan'll keep it!

Scraping for sharp looking binding: here's how it's done!

The king of Gibson relic finishes: Tom Murphy is well known as Gibson's go-to guy for relic finishes: perfectly worn and age-cracked. Tom's business, Guitar Preservation, makes this a specialty. In this week's Trade Secret he shows us how to make and use a scraper for cleaning binding after spraying a sunburst.

Making a sharp-edged razor file for binding channels

Bad news: the binding on this old Gibson is crumbling to bits.
Worse news:that binding is the only thing holding the body together!
Dan Erlewine's plan is to replace the binding bit-by-bit, so the top doesn't fall off.

By grinding a new edge on a razor file, he creates a tool for cutting crisp square binding channels without a router.

Instructions

Product Instructions

How to Install Bindings

Overview of binding, purfling, and other instrument trim, including binding recommendations and installation techniques.

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5.0

Just What I Needed

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Bought a length of this to patch a small notch in the binding of one of my guitars. Highly recommend watching Dan Erlewine's binding repair videos, as they were spot-on for what I needed. Melt down the binding strip in acetone, and then dribble bit by bit into the (well-taped-off) space you need to repair. Wait for it to set up & dry, then trim & sand and polish to perfection...

5.0

Better than competitors bindings.

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I bought this to match the piloted routing bit. Perfect match!

5.0

plastic binding

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good stuff, no complaints.

5.0

Works great

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I don't usually use plastic bindings, but this worked great (with Stew Mac's plastic binding glue)- Super easy on this repair/upgrade of a side sound port.

5.0

Great binding material

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I've bound several types of material, these are my favorite. Works well with acetone and plastic cement, but my glue of choice is ultra-thin cyanoacrilate. I tape all the layers in the slot of the instrument (3, 5 even 9 strips at once), tighten the a 4" area with finger pressure and drop the glue to the laminated side. The glue absorbs and spreads between the layers, forming an invisible, irreversible bond, plastics and wood get a hard bond in a single step. Very easy to scrape.

5.0

Good stuff

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Good binding material. Bends cold pretty well but for those super tight bends just add a little heat and it won't get white bend lines in it. Its tough too and sands or scrapes nicely.

5.0

Terrific replacement...

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A nice replacement for jobs on most guitars that are damaged...a great value!

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Honest review.

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Again shipping and handling is PERFECT.
The binding was smaller than i thought and was not very happy with the feel of it so (No smooth edges at all) i had to work on it to make it look and feel way better.

5.0

Great binding

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I went medium width white narrow black and wide white on my Rick build and it looks great with a deep transparent red stain.

5.0

Good Stuff

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These are very easy to work with and install. I usually always prefer wood bindings, but when the situation calls for plastic, these wont dissapoint.

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