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Peghole Reamers

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Unlike hardware store reamers, these professional luthier's reamers are semi-fluted to help keep the hole round. They're made of quality hollow-ground high speed steel with durable wooden handles.

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Two sizes are available, with the correct 2-degree taper for accurately fitting pegs in violins, violas, guitars, cellos and other stringed instruments.

Standard reamer tapers from .200" (5.08mm) to .375" (9.52mm), with 5.63" (143mm) cutting length. For full-size violins, violas and flamenco guitars. Also for banjos and dulcimers with wooden tuning pegs.

Large reamer tapers from .312" (7.92mm) to .625" (15.88mm), with 7.88" (200.15mm) cutting length. For guitars and cellos.

TIP: Bridge Pin Hole Reamers are available for fitting guitar bridge pins and endpins accurately.

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Peghole Reamers
Peghole Reamers
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5 12-18-2011
Standard Reamer

I found this tool to be easy to use (never having used one before) and happily it worked perfectly in fitting tuners. All five worked perfectly.

C. Nyal de Kaye  Emu Plains, NSW Australia Read my reviews (4)
5 12-17-2011
Essential Tools!

I have no idea how you could do without these and do a quality job.

Wilmer Gingerich  Jamesport MO Read my reviews (76)
5 10-26-2011
Got it, love it

This baby really makes a difference! No more wobbly edged holes. It does exactly what it's supposed to do.

MoorMusic  Switzerland Read my reviews (44)
5 9-08-2011
Good tool.

This reamer does a fine job and makes consistently tight fits on the Stew-Mac violin pegs. It is easy to use and I recommend it!

Dean Robinson  Atlanta Read my reviews (2)
5 7-08-2011

I do repairments on ouds,saz,greek bouzoukis,laouto,and many other Greek-Turkish-Midle Eastern instruments.This is Ideal for the pegholes...Great Job Guys

5 5-09-2011
Very sharp and effective

These made it a breeze to install my Gotoh tuners on my Stratocopy guitar. They require very little effort and are extremely sharp. A bit pricey but they make the job quick and easy.

Tim R  USA Read my reviews (7)
4 3-23-2011
replacement for lost tool

I used a violin/viola and cello size reamers with matching peg shapers for many years to fit friction pegs on lutes and fiddles, but mostly to enlarge peg holes for bushings and to fill holes for re-drilling.

I could not justify the cost of the matching peg shaper, so I cannot comment on fitting friction pegs or tapered dowels.

The reamer is certainly as fine quality as the one I purchased from a violin maker's supply over 30 years ago. It cut smoothly and evenly with no interference from residual filling dowel or lacquer drips after re-drilling and refinishing the face of an old mandolin with non-standard spacing. The handle was not quite the "work of art" of my old German-Made one, but was completely functional and comfortable.

J D LaBash  Austintown, OH Read my reviews (2)
5 12-30-2010
Reamed to perfection

Well made. Sharp Effective. Perfect taper, and no tear out. Even on flamed Red gum. Highly recommended.

S Jericho Custom Instruments  Australia Read my reviews (2)
5 10-23-2010
Excellent tool!

Ordered for my violin project, worked like a charm for pegs and end button!
Very sharp item, nice handle.

Ivars  Kuldiga, Latvia
5 9-07-2010
These Reamers Work!

Well made. Debated for while about getting them because they're not cheap- BUT DEFINTELY WORTH THE INVESTMENT. Make short work of the job. You get a clean centered hole that you will not get if you try to use a drill bit to enlarge an existing hole.

JSarge  Attleboro, MA Read my reviews (4)
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