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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

0405 9-1/2" radius Yes

0416 10" radius Yes

0406 11" radius Yes

0417 12" radius Yes

0419 14" radius Yes

0420 15" radius Yes

0418 16" radius Yes

0421 17" radius Yes

0403 20" radius Yes

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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
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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

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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