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Dual Fret Scale Templates

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Accurate fret slots without guesswork. Designed for use with our Fret Slotting Miter Box, or your shop table saw.

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Dual Fret Scale Templates
Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
4915 Martin 24.9" and 25.34" scales Yes

4916 Fender 25.5" and other 25" scales Yes

4914 Gibson 24.625" and 24.750" Yes

4917 Gibson 24.562" and 25.300" Yes

4918 Bass 34" and 35" scales Yes

4919 Classical guitar 650mm and 660mm scales Yes

4911 Baritone guitar 28.5" and 30.2" Yes

4912 Bass 30" and 30.5" Yes

4920 Banjo 26-3/16" and mandolin 13-7/8" scales Yes

4909 Ukulele 15" concert and 13-3/4" soprano scales Yes

4910 Ukulele 17-3/32" tenor and 20-1/8" baritone scales Yes

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Each template is made of durable stainless steel and has notches for two different fret scales. Includes an indexing pin and instructions.

Special notes:
4915 Martin Dreadnought scale is commonly referred to as 25.4" but is actually 25.34".

4916 For Fender 25.5" includes fretboard cut-off and nut positions. Also for 25" scales like Paul Reed Smith®, Dobro®, Danelectro®, and Benedetto.

4914 and 4917 We offer templates for Gibson's 25.3" long scale, plus three shorter Gibson scales. Over the years, Gibson has referred to each of the shorter scales as 24-3/4".

Read more about scale length

For use with a table saw: Install the supplied index pin in the fence of your table saw. Attach a template to the back of the fingerboard. On your table saw, align the blade perpendicular to the fingerboard, and saw the slots with the template side up. We recommend a Fret Slotting Table Saw Blade.

For use with a luthier's miter box: Simply attach a template to the back of the fingerboard, and saw each fret slot after locating the index pin (preinstalled in our miter box) in the corresponding template notch. We recommend our Fret Slotting Miter Box.

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Dual Fret Scale Templates
Dual Fret Scale Templates
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5 11-09-2012
25.5 scale

A must have if you are a builder.When used with the miter box will save time and effort.

POPPY DOUGLAS  LA. Read my reviews (6)
5 11-03-2012
Fret Slotting made easy

Great tool. I set up a vintage but unused 9" table saw in a bench, made a sliding carriage from tempered hardboard and phenolic runners, put a .023" 4" blade and damper under it, followed the simple instructions and was making perfect slots from FB one. This is my second scale.

Becky Taylor  Henrico, VA Read my reviews (2)
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5 10-10-2012
Very Nice!

These are a must have item. I like the fact that they are not plastic!

Spencer Acoustics  Dallas, TX Read my reviews (6)
5 9-08-2012

like it

niponz  Thailand Read my reviews (31)
5 8-03-2012
Dual Scale Fret Templates

I agree with the others who've asked for more template options, especially for bass (30" scale would be good), and for steel guitars, too. Even though they don't have actual frets, it's nice to make filled lines on the fretboard, and 24.5" scale with 31 frets is not unusual. Still, great tools!

Mike R  USA Read my reviews (3)
5 7-21-2012
Dual Fret Scale Template

Works as advertised and wonderful

Rob Schuweiler  Bunker Hill, WV Read my reviews (4)
5 7-04-2012
Dual precision fret scale

Material mega durable, I am well pleased, worth the price! I have the Gibson (24.625 "/ 24.750") and Fender (25.5 "/ 25.5") and are key parts of my shop.

Rogério Rocha Matos  Brazil,São Paulo Read my reviews (20)
5 5-30-2012
Excellent tool!

Amazing! It saves a lot of time and it's precise, contributing to good quality job. Congrats Stewmac for creating this excellent tool, as usual.

Roger Almeida  Sao Paulo, Brazil Read my reviews (3)
5 4-29-2012
A great tool

I use these with the fret slotting jig - quick, easy and accurate!

JoeB  Bloomington, MN Read my reviews (2)
5 4-29-2012
No plastic here

Some sell perspex versions of these but these are substantial chunks of solid metal. They work beautifully and it is difficult to imagine them not lasting for generations with a little care.

CliffE  UK Read my reviews (7)
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