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Fret Beveling File


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Low-friction files for fret ends.
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  Item# Description In stock Price Quantity
3760 3-3/4" length 1-2 weeks
$48.52

3775 7-1/2" length Yes
$65.49

3759 Set of 2 SAVE $5.56 1-2 weeks
$108.45

3760-FILE 3-3/4" replacement file Yes
$14.00

3775-FILE 7-1/2" replacement file Yes
$20.00


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The Fret Beveling File is the fast, accurate way to put a uniform 35° bevel on fret ends after installing new frets. With a quick, smooth motion, this file angles the fret ends and makes them ready for fret dressing and polishing. Available in either 3-3/4" or 7-1/2" filing lengths.

This 1-1/2" x 1-3/4" block (two lengths are available) holds a removable fine-tooth flat file at the proper 35° angle to bevel all the fret ends along the edge of the fingerboard. The block is made of low-friction material for smooth, easy filing. The 3-3/4" model is for short fingerboards (mandolins, for example), and for spot-filing partial refrets. It's also useful for working on used instruments with necks that aren't straight.
Works on stainless frets, too!
All of our tools are suitable for use on stainless-steel fretwire, with the exception of our Fret Tang Nippers and Fret Cutters. Modern stainless-steel fretwire is known to be harder than the traditional nickel-silver blends, but our own shop experience indicates the wire does not cause premature wear of files or sandpapers.
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Fret Beveling File
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5 6-04-2012
Awesome tool

I love mine, just did a fretboard over the weekend and it literally took 10mins to get all frets from a 90' angle to a perfect bevel :)

Tim Gospodinov  NYC Read my reviews (8)
5 6-01-2012
Bevel until you drop

I can't imagine beveling fret ends without this tool now.

Little Crow  Atlanta, GA Read my reviews (29)
5 5-18-2012
Best Tool.

Best Tool.I love it.

okokguitar  Songkhla Thailand Read my reviews (4)
4 4-21-2012
Nice but could be upgraded

This beveling file is nice, well made and work as it's supposed to. But, that would be great to have a 90° angle in addition to the 35° to file the frets flush to the fretboard on a freshly fretted neck.

Dimitri  Hennuyères, Belgium Read my reviews (6)
4 4-12-2012
Works!

This tool works pretty good, and doesn't mar up the binding like I thought it might on my L5, Les Paul, or Taylor T5. It's not adjustable, so you can't set the angle you want. But it's certainly great for a shrunken fingerboard where the frets are scraping up your hand.

Cooperro  Pembroke Pines, Florida Read my reviews (5)
5 4-10-2012
Perfect tool for perfect results

What would I do without StewMac? This tool is foolproof and, being quite the fool, it has saved me many a headache. It puts on the perfect bevel every time. Amazing.

cknob  Media, PA Read my reviews (17)
5 3-14-2012
good tool. a must

Need to bevel the ends. worked great. A must have.

Pasquale Natuzzi  Mississauga,Ontario Canada Read my reviews (3)
5 3-03-2012
Essential for frets!

Gear very precise.Great!

Francesco  Italy Read my reviews (6)
5 2-26-2012
Easy Bevel

OH YES..... the fret beveling file takes the guess work out of beveling and gives a consistent bevel. :-O)) I'd like to see a fine grit insert that would polish the bevel.

Edward King  Staunton Va. Read my reviews (4)
4 1-31-2012
best tool ever!!!

great tool! a little on the pricey side but still works well in the beginnings of my shop.. bought both sizes and currently using them on a clients custom guitar... works great and has almost no chatter

will lee  savannah, ga Read my reviews (9)
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