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Bleached White Bone Nuts

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Bone's hardness and density contributes to good tone, it polishes well, and it allows more precise slot filing.

Stewart-MacDonald is your source for quality bone!
Bone is traditionally preferred for making nuts and saddles on quality instruments.

Blank nuts have oversize length and height, for custom shaping in your shop. They're ready for trimming, filing, sanding and slotting.

Preshaped nuts will save you a LOT of work — a head start for the novice builder, and a bonus for the busy repair shop where time is money! The dimensions have been carefully researched, and minor trimming, slotting, and sanding are all that's needed to fit most popular guitars.


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For Fender® guitars and basses
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Bleached White Bone Nuts For Fender, blank

For Fender, blank

Blank
1-7/8" x 9/32" x 1/8"
(47.63mm x 7.14mm x 3.18mm)

Item # 6000
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$3.58

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24 or more $2.65
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Bleached White Bone Nuts For Fender, 7-1/4" radius

For Fender, 7-1/4" radius

Shaped
1-45/64" x 3/16" x 1/8"
(43.26mm x 4.75mm x 3.18mm)
7-1/4" (184.15mm) top and bottom radius

Item # 6001
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$9.15

12 or more $7.87
24 or more $6.77
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Bleached White Bone Nuts For Fender, 10" radius

For Fender, 10" radius

Shaped
1-45/64" x 3/16" x 1/8"
(43.26mm x 4.75mm x 3.18mm)
10" (254mm) top and bottom radius

Item # 6002
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$9.15

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24 or more $6.77
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For Gibson® guitars, basses, banjos, and mandolins
LENGTH x HEIGHT x THICKNESS
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Bleached White Bone Nuts Gibson-style blank

Gibson-style blank

Blank
2-3/16" x 7/16" x 3/16"
(55.56mm x 11.11mm x 4.76mm)

Item # 6010
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$4.95

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24 or more $3.66
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Bleached White Bone Nuts For Gibson, shaped, 1-5/8" length

For Gibson, shaped, 1-5/8" length

Shaped
1-5/8" x 21/64" x 3/16"
(41.28mm x 8.33mm x 4.76mm)
12" (304.8mm) top radius

Item # 6011
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$10.95

12 or more $9.42
24 or more $8.10
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Bleached White Bone Nuts For Gibson, shaped, 1-45/64" length

For Gibson, shaped, 1-45/64" length

Shaped
1-45/64" x 21/64" x 3/16"
(43.26mm x 8.33mm x 4.76mm)
12" (304.8mm) top radius

Item # 6012
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$10.95

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24 or more $8.10
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For Martin® and classical guitars
LENGTH x HEIGHT x THICKNESS
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Bleached White Bone Nuts For Martin, blank

For Martin, blank

Blank
2-3/16" x 7/16" x 1/4"
(55.56mm x 11.11mm x 6.35mm)

Item # 6020
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$5.53

12 or more $4.76
24 or more $4.09
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Bleached White Bone Nuts For Martin, shaped, 1-13/16" length

For Martin, shaped, 1-13/16" length

Shaped; angled bottom
1-13/16" x 3/8" x 1/4"
(46.04mm x 9.53mm x 6.35mm)
18" (457.2mm) top radius

Item # 6022
In stock, ready to ship!

$11.20

12 or more $9.63
24 or more $8.29
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Bleached White Bone Nuts For Martin, shaped, 1-13/16" length, flat bottom

For Martin, shaped, 1-13/16" length, flat bottom

Shaped; flat bottom
1-13/16" x 21/64" x 1/4"
(46.04mm x 8.33mm x 6.35mm)
18" (457.2mm) top radius

Item # 6023
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$11.20

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24 or more $8.29
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For Dobro® guitars. Also for vintage Rickenbacker basses
LENGTH x HEIGHT x THICKNESS
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Bleached White Bone Nuts For Dobro, blank

For Dobro, blank

Blank
2-1/8" x 3/4" x 3/16"
(53.98mm x 19.05mm x 4.76mm)

Item # 1526
In stock, ready to ship!

$11.24

12 or more $9.67
24 or more $8.32
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Bleached White Bone Nuts

About This Item

Bone's hardness and density contributes to good tone, it polishes well, and it allows more precise slot filing.

Stewart-MacDonald is your source for quality bone!
Bone is traditionally preferred for making nuts and saddles on quality instruments.

Blank nuts have oversize length and height, for custom shaping in your shop. They're ready for trimming, filing, sanding and slotting.

Preshaped nuts will save you a LOT of work — a head start for the novice builder, and a bonus for the busy repair shop where time is money! The dimensions have been carefully researched, and minor trimming, slotting, and sanding are all that's needed to fit most popular guitars.


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

The best nut-making material: Bone for Tone!

Customers ask, "What material makes the best string nut?" Erick Coleman's says it's Bone for Tone.

Instructions

Product Instructions

Making a Nut, Step-by-Step

Dan Erlewine, of Stewart-MacDonald's R&D Team, walks you through making and installing a new nut.

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Excellent quality

5.0

A must have

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If you play guitar, sooner or later you'll have to replace a nut and with so many different string spacings you need to keep a few of these on hand. Don't wait until you need one.

5.0

Love These Nuts!

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I made my first 2 nuts using these nut blanks. I gained a lot of confidence in cutting / slotting / shaping using these. I found the process very tedious, but it was so cool to make a nut from scratch using these blanks that actually played very well. To see the finished shaped nut that was made from this material gave a great feeling of accomplishment! Great blanks guys! Nice!

5.0

Aww Nuts

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I keep a variety of these on hand to keep from getting into a bind. They have been pretty consistant. I only wish the unbleached was cheaper than the bleached.

5.0

What can I say?

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What can you say about these? They're bone nuts! You can make any kind of nut for any kind of guitar. Great.

5.0

Perfect...

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Sounds great when installed easy to work with in terms of shaping and cutting slots.. will buy more again..

5.0

Great 

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Have used these several times in my shaping and slotting attempts and they are always of great quality. Thanks!

5.0

Nice stuff

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I asked what kind of bone this was and got immediate response. I used the martin bleached blank to make two fiddle nuts. The endless pursuit of better sound. Definite improvement over ebony. Gets rid of that nasal honky sound. :)

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Great product

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I've ordered a bunch of these, and they are always consistent in their quality.

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Great

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I like working with these bone nuts, as opposed to delrin or plastic. They go beautifully with my dulcimers.

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