Black Plastic Binding

Black Plastic Binding

Black Plastic Binding .010" x .075" (.25mm x 1.90mm)

.010" x .075" (.25mm x 1.90mm)

Item # 5784
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Black Plastic Binding .020" x .075" (.51mm x 1.90mm)

.020" x .075" (.51mm x 1.90mm)

Item # 5785
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$4.87

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Black Plastic Binding .020" x .250" (.51mm x 6.35mm)

.020" x .250" (.51mm x 6.35mm)

Item # 5786
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$5.65

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Black Plastic Binding .040" x .250" (1.02mm x 6.35mm)

.040" x .250" (1.02mm x 6.35mm)

Item # 5791
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$5.65

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Black Plastic Binding .060" x .250" (1.52mm x 6.35mm)

.060" x .250" (1.52mm x 6.35mm)

Item # 5787
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$6.00

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Black Plastic Binding .060" x .375" (1.52mm x 9.52mm)

.060" x .375" (1.52mm x 9.52mm)

Item # 5788
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$6.94

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Black Plastic Binding .090" x .250" (2.29mm x 6.35mm)

.090" x .250" (2.29mm x 6.35mm)

Item # 5789
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$7.02

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Black Plastic Binding .090" x .565" (2.29mm x 14.35mm)

.090" x .565" (2.29mm x 14.35mm)

Item # 5792
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Black Plastic Binding

About This Item

ABS plastic bindings are used by Gibson, Martin, Taylor, Fender and many other manufacturers. The material adheres well to wood and to itself.

Our ABS plastic bindings are 65" long — a single piece will reach completely around a guitar body. These bindings are manufactured with smooth edges, not rough-sawn from sheets, for closer size tolerances.

#5792 extra-tall .565" binding is the right size for Les Paul® and similar guitar tops.


Example binding layout
(see illustration at right)
A  Laminate strips of .010" alternating black and white
B  Combination .020" black and .040" white
C  Use .020" white and .020" black, installed sideways as edge trim

Laminate bindings
You can sandwich strips together using our Binding Laminator and acetone. Measure carefully before you rout the channels, and almost any combination can be installed.

Learn more from our free online article How to Install Bindings:
•  Rout channels
•  Binding joints
•  Shape binding for fingerboards
•  Bind the body and peghead
•  Finishing over binding

For easy binding installation, we recommend StewMac Bind-ALL Guitar Binding Glue.

Binding tape or rubber clamping bands will hold the bindings in place while the glue dries.

Use a scraper blade to trim the glued bindings flush to the surrounding wood.


WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

Coloring new binding to match the old stuff

We've watched Dan Erlewine repair this 1930s Kay over the previous 3 Trade Secrets. It's time to finish it up. Elliot John-Conry of EJC Guitars ages Dan's patch of new plastic binding so it blends in with the old binding around it. About the guitar in this video: This 1930s Kay Deluxe is a fixer-upper that Dan Erlewine repaired in order to sell. Now that it's in great shape again, maybe Dan'll keep it!

Scraping for sharp looking binding: here's how it's done!

The king of Gibson relic finishes: Tom Murphy is well known as Gibson's go-to guy for relic finishes: perfectly worn and age-cracked. Tom's business, Guitar Preservation, makes this a specialty. In this week's Trade Secret he shows us how to make and use a scraper for cleaning binding after spraying a sunburst.

Making a sharp-edged razor file for binding channels

Bad news: the binding on this old Gibson is crumbling to bits.
Worse news:that binding is the only thing holding the body together!
Dan Erlewine's plan is to replace the binding bit-by-bit, so the top doesn't fall off.

By grinding a new edge on a razor file, he creates a tool for cutting crisp square binding channels without a router.

Instructions

Product Instructions

How to Install Bindings

Overview of binding, purfling, and other instrument trim, including binding recommendations and installation techniques.

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5.0

Perfect for an F5 mandolin

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Verified Buyer


I have always used a solid piece of white-black-white binding for my mandolins. Mitering the corners was never fun and I would usually have some waste. Luckily I saw a video on line where Tom Ellis of Ellis mandolins used individual pieces to build his bindings. I went to Stewmac and bought the sizes i needed and they were at my shop3 days. Perfect, easy install, used Loctite super glue for awesome, easy results. Thanks Stewmac and Tom Ellis!

4.0

Nice and uniform, but not perfectly flat.

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I am using this for edge-binding of a fretboard. One face of it quite flat (I used this as the inner face that was bonded to the fretboard). The other face has a slight curvature to it. I measured this as about .062" thick in the center and about .057" at the edges. Something to be aware of when fitting up. It bonded very well with the Bind-All adhesive.

5.0

Good substitute for celluloid.

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Up here in Canada it's not easy to get tortoise shell celluloid binding . Glues and scrapes nice.

5.0

Awesome binding!!

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Such great quality and as usual you can sit back and relax knowing that this binding material is of great quality knowing It's from Stew Mac. Never have problems with it.

5.0

Great Company

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Great products and super shipping. They've got it all.

5.0

Black binding

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It does what black binding is supposed to do. It sits there looking black.

5.0

Looks sharp

By

Verified Buyer


Just put this on my telecaster build and it looks great. Happy with the results.

5.0

Great binding

By

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Got great results.

3.0

Binding length

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Why don't you add 1", so the binding actually fits any guitar? 65" is not long enough for explorer, but 66" is....

5.0

BLACK PLASTIC BINDING

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GOOD PRODUCT

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StewMac PDF Catalog, page 34 See Black Plastic Binding
on page 34 of our StewMac Digital Catalog



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