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Slotted Unbleached Bone Nut

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“Starting with one of these slotted nuts saves me about an hour per job. And they're unbleached bone, my favorite for tone.”
—Erick Coleman, StewMac tech advisor

Stewart-MacDonald is your source for quality bone!
You already know bone nuts sound better than plastic. Good news: our vintage-look unbleached bone nuts are now available pre-slotted! It's easier than ever to install a perfect, super-hard nut. That's a huge time savings—especially in professional repair shops.

The slots are proportionally-spaced, using the same method as our String Spacing Rule. This means the strings feel right all across the neck—no crowding on the heavier bass strings.

These beautifully shaped nuts are StewMac exclusives, with research and design by our repair experts. Final fitting is all you'll need to do.


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For Fender® guitars
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Slotted Unbleached Bone Nut For Fender, 7-1/4" radius

For Fender, 7-1/4" radius

1-45/64" x 15/64" x 1/8"
(43.48mm x 5.99mm x 3.18mm)
7-1/4" (184.15mm) top and bottom radius
1-13/32" (35.56mm) string spread

Item # 6001-VS
In stock, ready to ship!

$14.98

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24 or more $11.09
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Slotted Unbleached Bone Nut For Fender, flat bottom, 7-1/4" radius

For Fender, flat bottom, 7-1/4" radius

1-45/64" x 15/64" x 1/8"
(43.48mm x 5.99mm x 3.18mm)
7-1/4" (184.15mm) top radius; flat bottom
1-13/32" (35.56mm) string spread

Item # 6004-VS
In stock, ready to ship!

$14.98

12 or more $12.88
24 or more $11.09
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Slotted Unbleached Bone Nut For Fender, 10" radius

For Fender, 10" radius

1-45/64" x 7/32" x 1/8"
(43.48mm x 5.79mm x 3.18mm)
10" (254mm) top and bottom radius
1-13/32" (35.56mm) string spread

Item # 6002-VS
In stock, ready to ship!

$14.98

12 or more $12.88
24 or more $11.09
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Slotted Unbleached Bone Nut For Fender, flat bottom, 10" radius

For Fender, flat bottom, 10" radius

1-45/64" x 7/32" x 1/8"
(43.48mm x 5.79mm x 3.18mm)
10" (254mm) top radius; flat bottom
1-13/32" (35.56mm) string spread

Item # 6003-VS
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$14.98

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24 or more $11.09
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For Gibson® guitars
LENGTH x HEIGHT x THICKNESS
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Slotted Unbleached Bone Nut For Gibson, standard string spread

For Gibson, standard string spread

1-3/4" x 23/64" x 3/16"
(44.5mm x 9.09mm x 4.80mm)
12" (304.80mm) top radius
1-13/32" (35.56mm) string spread

Item # 6012-VS
Due 1-3 days
Email when in stock

$15.45

12 or more $13.29
24 or more $11.43
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Slotted Unbleached Bone Nut For Gibson, narrow string spread

For Gibson, narrow string spread

1-45/64" x 21/64" x 3/16"
(43.48mm x 8.59mm x 4.80mm)
12" (304.80mm) top radius
1-21/64" (33.65mm) string spread

Item # 6013-VS
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$15.45

12 or more $13.29
24 or more $11.43
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For Martin® guitars
LENGTH x HEIGHT x THICKNESS
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Slotted Unbleached Bone Nut For Martin 1-3/4" neck width, angle bottom

For Martin 1-3/4" neck width, angle bottom

1-13/16" x 13/32" x 1/4"
(46.02mm x 10.29mm x 6.35mm)
18" (457.20mm) top radius
1-17/32" (38.86mm) string spread

Item # 6022-VS
In stock, ready to ship!

$15.55

12 or more $13.37
24 or more $11.51
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Slotted Unbleached Bone Nut For Martin 1-11/16" neck width, angle bottom

For Martin 1-11/16" neck width, angle bottom

1-23/32" x 13/32" x 1/4"
(43.49mm x 10.29mm x 6.35mm)
18" (457.20mm) top radius
1-15/32" (37.21mm) string spread

Item # 6024-VS
Due 1-3 days
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$15.55

12 or more $13.37
24 or more $11.51
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Slotted Unbleached Bone Nut For Martin 1-3/4" neck width, flat bottom

For Martin 1-3/4" neck width, flat bottom

1-13/16" x 21/64" x 1/4"
(46.02mm x 8.59mm x 6.35mm)
18" (457.20mm) top radius
1-17/32" (38.86mm) string spread

Item # 6023-VS
Due 1-3 days
Email when in stock

$15.55

12 or more $13.37
24 or more $11.51
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Slotted Unbleached Bone Nut For Martin 1-11/16" neck width, flat bottom

For Martin 1-11/16" neck width, flat bottom

1-23/32" x 21/64" x 1/4"
(43.49mm x 8.59mm x 6.35mm)
18" (457.20mm) top radius
1-15/32" (37.21mm) string spread

Item # 6025-VS
Due 1-3 days
Email when in stock

$15.55

12 or more $13.37
24 or more $11.51
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Slotted Unbleached Bone Nut

About This Item

“Starting with one of these slotted nuts saves me about an hour per job. And they're unbleached bone, my favorite for tone.”
—Erick Coleman, StewMac tech advisor

Stewart-MacDonald is your source for quality bone!
You already know bone nuts sound better than plastic. Good news: our vintage-look unbleached bone nuts are now available pre-slotted! It's easier than ever to install a perfect, super-hard nut. That's a huge time savings—especially in professional repair shops.

The slots are proportionally-spaced, using the same method as our String Spacing Rule. This means the strings feel right all across the neck—no crowding on the heavier bass strings.

These beautifully shaped nuts are StewMac exclusives, with research and design by our repair experts. Final fitting is all you'll need to do.


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

Does this bone nut fit my guitar?

Erick Coleman answers a question that's come up a lot lately: how to find the right size replacement nut. He introduces a new Sizing Sheet that makes measuring easy for anybody.

How to fit a preshaped nut on a guitar

Tips for fitting a shaped and slotted nut. Dan Erlewine tries a preshaped nut in his own Fender Strat: it's so easy "it's almost like cheating!"

Instructions

Product Instructions

Slotted Bone Nuts Sizing Sheet

Find the right nut size for your guitar.

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4.0

Bone nut - Gibson style

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Seems fine. Will know more when I finish the set-up on this instrument.

5.0

Excellent Product

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Dang this looks sexy with a rosewood fretboard.

5.0

Bone nut a winner

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Verified Buyer


I ordered this bone nut to replace a nut on a martin style guitar I had built. Rank amateur luthier I messed up the first one for lack of correct tools and experience. I popped this one in and it was perfect. Thanks.

4.0

Masterful!

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First time buying a bone nut. The first one I received happened to be the wrong dimensions. No biggy I thought! But still, I sent StewMac an email thinking they ought to know and not really thinking it's worth the effort ordering a replacement. Before I know it, I received an email from StewMac informing me they had indeed sent me a replacement nut that was specifically chosen to match the dimensions of my guitar's nut. Wow! Blown away! It's also worth mentioning that I don't live in the U.S., and still they assumed shipping charges! Hats off for excellent customer service! As for the nut itself, the dimensions are a little bigger on the height and thickness than the original, leaving room for installer precise fitting. My only minor gripe is with the string slots that seem to be way too large and deep when compared to the original Fender nut and by putting corresponding strings in the slots and checking for fit (I use .011" set). The string spacing is quite accurate except for the b and high e strings where spacing seems to be a narrower when compared to original Fender. Having fatter fingers, of course I lean more towards the wider spacing. The question now is, will I be able to remedy these minor discrepancies with my first-timer skills and limited tools?! Excellent customer service, and lovely material and workmanship!

3.0

Gibson only

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Verified Buyer


Works perfect for a gibson but not for an epiphone but that was probably to be expected.

3.0

Great Product, but....

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...the quality and cut of the product was fine, except that the string spacing was too wide to fit my Yamaha CPX1000. The nut width was right, but the string spacing was too much.

5.0

Bone Nut

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Verified Buyer


Perfect fit, even on my old cheap project acoustic. Nice height for perfect action. Shipping seems to be almost instant!! You guys are excellent.

4.0

gibson narrow size

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The Gibson narrow size is really narrow. I think its Epiphone sized. I paired it up with my Epiphone nut and it seems to match. Mine was a bit discolored but it sounds fine. A little tall, so you have to sand it down.

5.0

slotted unbleached bon nut

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Verified Buyer


Perfect string spacing and beautiful uniform color! Not just a time saving nut but a super high quality nut!

5.0

Bone nut

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I have a 57 reissue strat and I am NOT a luthier. The nut arrived in very speedy time and fit perfectly!

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