Precision Straightedges

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For accurate fretting and neck evaluation.

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Precision Straightedges 12" length

12" length

Item # 3849
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$38.97

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Precision Straightedges 18" length

18" length

Item # 3850
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$53.25

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Precision Straightedges 24" length

24" length

Item # 3799
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$68.63

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Precision Straightedges 36" length

36" length

Item # 3800
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$119.91

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For accurate fretting and neck evaluation.

StewMac Precision Straightedges are made specifically for checking neck straightness and relief, evaluating truss rod adjustments, and pinpointing high or low frets. Available in four lengths, for working on any fretted instrument, from mandolins to guitars to basses.

The narrow beveled edge allows easy and accurate viewing of the gap between the edge and the surface being checked. Made of durable stainless steel with a satin finish for easy marking with a pencil, each straightedge is precision-machined for accuracy to ±.0015" per foot.

These straightedges are also ideal for laying out projects on wood or paper, and for setting up table saws, jointers and other shop equipment.

#3850 18" Precision Straightedge is part of our Basic Setup Kit.

For acoustic guitars, our Neck Set Gauge is designed to attach to the #3799 24" Precision Straightedge.


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5.0

Improved version.

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Just got the latest version of this straight edge. It thicker and heavier than the previous version, which was fine, but I prefer the extra weight. Accurate as ever. A must for any serious set-up.

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Essential for...

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...shooting a perfectly straight edge on tops and backs prior to joining.

5.0

12, 18, and 24!

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I have a 12, an 18, and a 24". I thought they'd be useful…but I've come to rely on them ALL THE TIME. Analysis tools are so important.

5.0

Must have for any woodworker!

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This is not only must have for musical instrument maker, but also essential requirement for any woodworker. Very precision made, but longer one tends to be little flexible. Functionally, there is no problem but if it can maintain the weight and gain stiffness then it will be just perfect! Although I still give 5 star as i cannot be sure if it will be actually better if it is stiffer!

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Template stock

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I have been using all the different lengths for years now, and have come to depend on these tools as a benchmark to check other "cheaper" straight edges. I will sometimes take one of the longer sized units to the hardware store and check other tools such as carpenters squares, drafting T bevels and such, to pick the straightest piece to buy, and use those for everyday use and I won't care if I ding or bang it up as I can just replace it with another cheap straight edge, and keep the Stew Mac versions stashed away, out of harms way, as I am old and clumsy!

5.0

Excellent quality

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After purchasing 24" straightedge I checked it with expensive, industrial straightedge - Stewmac`s one is dead straght, as expected. Superior quality, will long for lifetime.

5.0

Super precision!

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Nothing more accurate than the metal strips stewmac to find and solve mismatches frets.

5.0

Love it

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It is a great tool to have.

5.0

Great Tool!

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Simple, great quality tool! I use it everyday in my shop!

5.0

Life its Better

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If you want to calibrate all types of guitar and some bass, certainly the 24 ", perfect tools, if you're about to buy this for your workshop, please purchase the 24" and 36 " Its Amazing, Thx Stewart-Macdonald.

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