Shaped Dreadnought Brace Sets, Complete top and back sets

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Precision-shaped spruce! Quartersawn braces with bottom curvature for Dreadnought. Accurately shaped and sanded by machine to save you hours of work.

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Shaped Dreadnought Brace Sets, Complete top and back sets

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Precision-shaped spruce! Quartersawn braces with bottom curvature for Dreadnought. Accurately shaped and sanded by machine to save you hours of work.

The soundboard braces are accurately shaped to a 28-foot radius. The subtle curves and tapers are already there. The back brace set has a 20-foot radius and includes five flat cross-grain spruce center strips.

For fast, efficient clamping when gluing and shaping braces, use our Go-bar Clamping System radiused dishes.


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Love these

By David Vicars from Texas
(Customer's Reviews) Tuesday, August 06, 2013


Oh what a time saver these are, but I really need to make my own, yes lazy I know.

like the braces 

By kdscmb from fl
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, May 03, 2013


braces have nice shape. wood looks good clean with no week spots

X brace set

By Tom from Stewardson, IL 
(Customer's Reviews) Wednesday, April 25, 2012


I liked every thing about the set but the x brace the profiled side make it a bad lap joint it wold be a beter joint if the sided were square so you could get a tight fit

Back Braces for Acoustic Dreadnought

By Silverstrings from Bogart, GA
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, June 23, 2011


I have to tell you, I was pleasantly surprised how nice these braces were. I was expecting to have to do a lot of refining work, but ended up doing only a little. What a time saver .... it has my vote!
Thanks .... JC

Soundboard braces

By Philip murphy from Northern Ireland
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, March 25, 2011


Thank you Stew-mac for your great service and quality guitar parts the back braces are first class and time saving a wonderful product. The only small thing i would like to see improved is the top braces the X- brace cross over would be perfect if left flat to get a nice tight joint but apart from that they are great value for money i hope Stew-mac are always around you are the best.

Best wishes

Philip.

Great product

By Gerry A. from Australia
(Customer's Reviews) Thursday, January 06, 2011


A really great timesaver but like Capu, I would like to see the x-braces squared at the intersection. I would still use them though.

Top Braces

By Bryan D. Cozort from Olmsted Falls, OH
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, November 26, 2010


Got them in the mail today and look nice. Appear perfectly scalloped and shaped, clean cut and smooth, ready to stiffen up my new top next week. Can't wait to see how she sounds after the fact.

Braces

By JKeating from UK
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, November 07, 2010


For such a small extra cost these are a real time saver. Highly recommended.

A Real Timesver

By Mason R. from CO
(Customer's Reviews) Sunday, October 10, 2010


These will work great on any traditional acoustic, parlour size through dreadnought. Thickness sand and refine the shape as you please. Great for the intermediate builder that has better things to do than machine and carve braces.

Perfectly shaped

By Capu from Switzerland
(Customer's Reviews) Friday, July 30, 2010


I bought this set just to test the quality. They are perfectly shaped, the only thing I disliked is the shape where the x-braces cross: I prefer them squared in order to have a perfect fit with no gap but in this case, due to the fact they are rounded, the joint is not perfect



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