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8" Radius Blocks


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Accurately true or change a fingerboard's radius and level frets.
We make these hardwood blocks for use with Stikit Abrasives, to radius a fretboard quickly, accurately and without guesswork.

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8 Radius Blocks
 
Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
0415 7-1/4" radius Yes
$15.95

0405 9-1/2" radius Yes
$15.95

0416 10" radius Yes
$15.95

0406 11" radius Yes
$15.95

0417 12" radius Yes
$15.95

0419 14" radius Yes
$15.95

0420 15" radius Yes
$15.95

0418 16" radius Yes
$15.95

0421 17" radius Yes
$15.95

0403 20" radius Yes
$15.95


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Shaping fingerboards: use 80 through 220-grit
Leveling frets: use 220 through 400-grit

When working on compound radius fretboards, simply change blocks as you progress along the neck.

Dimensions: 8" (203.20mm) long x 2-3/4" (69.85mm) wide

See our shorter blocks for spot leveling, and for use as clamping cauls when gluing frets.

What's your radius?
Quickly find the curvature of a fingerboard or bridge with a set of radius gauges. Use them frequently to check your work as you smooth or shape a fingerboard or frets: a quick visual check keeps you from accidentally altering the shape—a mistake that's easy to make and hard to fix.

Radius Gauges


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8 Radius Blocks
8" Radius Blocks
 
5 out of 5 stars
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5 7-20-2012
Tough work

It's a strain on the arm but man this thing levels inlays perfectly! Great idea, well done.

Washington  New York City Read my reviews (5)
5 7-15-2012
Very satisfied!!

It works just like it should. After I level the frets with my leveler I lightly use these to get the frets uniform from end to end.

Gary at SharpenYourAxxe  Oakton Virginia Read my reviews (5)
5 6-28-2012
Radius Block

Great for leveling finger boards and frets. I even used it as a template for pre-bending my fret wire. Nice!

GMCullan  Massachusetts Read my reviews (3)
5 6-15-2012
what I need

Exactly what I needed to do that fret job

Scott McMillin  memphis, tn Read my reviews (4)
4 6-07-2012
Worked for My First Guitar Build

I purchased this item for my first ever guitar build that I am still currently working on. Since I had a pre-cambered and slotted rosewood fretboard, I only used this to level and finish-sand it after gluing it to the neck. It matched the 12" radius of the fretboard and I was pleased with the result. My only concern is the long-term dimensional stability of this product given its wooden construction. I think it will still be good to level my frets, but then I may eventually invest in the aluminum beam for future projects.

Matt Travers  MA Read my reviews (4)
4 6-06-2012
Good

This good

niponz  Thailand Read my reviews (31)
5 6-01-2012
Great size

The 8" blocks are perfect for fret board and fret work, and coupled with adhesive-backed sandpaper make leveling and sanding easy and quick.

Little Crow  Atlanta, GA Read my reviews (29)
5 5-31-2012
Nice fit Makes the job easier

I like this especially for the severe radius' like 71/4 I just used a very light sand paper.. does the job.. I used stew macs sticky paper.. stays on no sliding.. handy tool.

ADDIE  Calif Read my reviews (4)
5 5-18-2012
Great tool

This 8" wooden radius-sanding block is prefect for my fretless convertion adventure.

PeSoberbo  Brasil
4 5-13-2012
8" Wooden Radius-sanding

Utile e sufficientemente preciso.

Adams  Ferrara - Italy
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