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8" Radius Blocks Essential Set


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Save money with this set! Our 5 most popular sanding blocks for shaping a radiused fretboard and leveling installed frets. Just add sandpaper.

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

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

Set includes the 5 most popular fretboard radii used in guitar building and repair:
7.25", 9.5", 10", 12", 16"

When working on compound radius fretboards, by simply changing 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 Essential Set
8" Radius Blocks Essential Set
 
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5 2-13-2014
Super easy

I think I may put a little finish on mine just to keep them smooth. Just used the 12" and it really helps keep the radius true.

ElectricLarryLand  New Braunfels, Tx Read my reviews (8)
5 10-31-2013
8" Radius Blocks Essential Set

Great quality, an essential part of any repair shop, very accurate.

Leary Guitars  Australia Read my reviews (3)
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4 8-22-2013
Another quality tool.

I purchased the complete set. Then I picked up a few extra of the ones I use the most. Being able to have different grades of paper mounted makes getting the final level a breeze.

Jim J. Donaldson  Findlay, Ohio Read my reviews (7)
4 12-08-2012
Great for the price

I bought a set of 8" wood radius blocks. I chose them because they are much cheaper than the aluminum ones. The wood blocks are well made and the radius' are accurate. They make fret leveling much faster and easier than using a flat sanding block. The only thing I can say about them that might be negative is the edges of the blocks splinter slightly. They are still usable, just a little splintered around the edges.

Dogman909  Galt, CA Read my reviews (3)
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5 11-13-2012
Right tool for the job.

I bought the whole set. There really isn't a better way to get level frets.

Reid Hall  New York City Read my reviews (6)
5 4-04-2012
Radius-sanding Blocks

I absolutely love these things. A must have.

Bryce Didericksen  kansas city, MO Read my reviews (24)
5 2-24-2012
Accurate radius blocks

I've used these blocks for years and unless you have a machine to do your radii I suggest you use them too.

Ayers Guitar Co.  Phoenix, AZ Read my reviews (14)
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4 1-31-2012
awesome product

i bought the set a few months ago and haven't looked back...good value to keep you going until you can get the aluminum ones...great and precise but still not a long term subsitute for the aluminum beams

will lee  savannah, ga Read my reviews (9)
5 12-17-2011
Ultra precision!

I have no idea why a shop would do without a complete set of these blocks! With 320 grit 3M self stick paper fret leveling is easy and quick.

Wilmer Gingerich  Jamesport MO Read my reviews (76)
5 3-03-2011
fast and accurate

i was kind of iffy about these blocks, but after using one all i can say is wow Does the work fast and accurate, no guess work. Do yourself a favor and buy a set of each 4 and 8 inch blocks. You will not regret it.

DT Hawkins-Custom Guitar Tech  Clarksburg WV Read my reviews (11)
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