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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 8-16-2013
Nice product, reasonable price.

Very pleased with the quality of these blocks. Nicely made and very accurate radius.

George H.  Mesick, Michigan USA Read my reviews (8)
5 8-06-2013
Just what I needed

Like the title says, Just what I needed, still have it and I'll use it again.

David Vicars  Texas Read my reviews (11)
4 7-31-2013
Nice but soft

Fretboard Radius-sanding Block is carefuly made product, but wood is soft. I prefer made it from oak. more expenciwe but much better wood: hard and long lived.

wesolowski88  Orońsko, Mazowieckie, Poland Read my reviews (2)
4 6-27-2013
good tool

very nice workmanship, would be nice if it had a finish on it though.

Tewiq  Canada Read my reviews (2)
5 5-30-2013
Great price, good tool

Great for fret leveling and when used with a shooting board perfect for profiling a radius to a fingerboard blank from flat stock. I only wish they were about a half inch wider.

PST Guitars  King George, VA Read my reviews (8)
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5 5-20-2013
great product

the radius sanding block I bought is the perfect tool for sanding a radius on a fret board. I would highly recomend this tool

Rick H  aylmer quebec ca.
5 4-25-2013
Works great

Worked great leveling out some worn frets on a friends guitar.

Brazos Pirate  TX Read my reviews (10)
5 4-15-2013
Great Blocks

These are great for leveling and touching up spots. If you want absolute accuracy, go for the aluminum blocks

TisDale Custom Guitars  Renton, WA, USA Read my reviews (52)
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5 3-23-2013

It's great for nearly anything that's radius related. Use it for leveling frets, as a template for making radius gauges, to hold necks tightly when clamped. Overall great product!

Sander  Tromsø, Norway Read my reviews (10)
2 3-06-2013
Make sure you check with a straight edge

These can warp like any piece of wood. Check them with a straight edge before you do any precision planing. Also check them throughout its life use - what's straight now may not be later. Safest bet - save for the aluminum ones.

GM Reszel  Midwest Read my reviews (6)
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