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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
 
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5 4-30-2011
Awesome!!

Wow how did I live without radius sanding blocks before I found this! makes super fast work of leveling frets and fretboards!! Slap on the Stikit Gold paper, which fits perfectly, and you have a combination that can't be beat! Thanks again for an Excellent time saving tool!!

the rev  norton kansas Read my reviews (8)
5 4-23-2011
Great tool

I love these things. I have one of every radius offered by Stew-Mac and use every one of them. I can now do fret level and re-crown jobs in 30 minutes! I would, however, like them to offer one in a 15 inch radius for all the Ibanez guitars I work on.

micheal kierce  florida
5 4-20-2011
Block Talk

Appears to be made from hard maple. The block is precision cut. Worked perfectly.

Peter Kaye  Canada
3 4-13-2011
Sanding block

They work good if you know how to use them. Just make sure you check that they're not warped before you start. Like anything made of wood, they can warp in different directions on a weekly basis due to temperature and humidity fluctuation. Just check before use and you're set.

Jerhico Guitars  Altona, NY Read my reviews (51)
5 4-09-2011
Handy tool

Great product. Gets used a lot. Adhesive backed sandpaper goes on and comes off effortlessly.

scottdes  michigan Read my reviews (4)
4 4-06-2011
not bad

work pretty good, just wish they would bevel the ends so when you hit a high fret it wouldn't rip the sandpaper

smokie  IL, Read my reviews (5)
5 3-10-2011
Quality

StewMac ALWAYS has the part, quality and a wide assortment of things I need. I needed the 9.5 radius sander and they had it. Worked perfect.

Tilt  Greenbrier,Tn
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5 2-24-2011
Works great

No complaints - a big precisely curved chunk of wood. I haven't seen a need to get the fancy sticky sandpaper - regular stuff and normal sanding block techniques work just fine.

Jon Pruett  Washington, DC Read my reviews (2)
5 2-24-2011
As expected...

I've purchased a few of these for use during setup jobs. They work like a charm with the self adhesive sand paper and are high quality hard wood.

tb  Portland OR Read my reviews (50)
5 2-22-2011
16 radius block

I recently received my 16" block and just finalized my first fretboard planing. Perfect result. One very satisfied customer.

Magnus  Onsala - Sweden Read my reviews (2)
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