Unbleached Bone Nuts

Unbleached Bone Nuts

Stewart-MacDonald is your source for quality bone!
Bone is traditionally favored for quality instruments. Our unbleached bone is even harder than bleached white bone, and has a mottled cream vintage look. Its hardness and density contributes to good tone, it polishes well, and it allows more precise slot filing.

Blank nuts have oversize length and height, for custom shaping in your shop. They're ready for trimming, filing, sanding and slotting.

Preshaped nuts will save you a LOT of work — a head start for the novice builder, and a bonus for the busy repair shop where time is money! The dimensions have been carefully researched, and minor trimming, slotting, and sanding are all that's needed to fit most popular guitars.


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For Fender® guitars and basses
LENGTH x HEIGHT x THICKNESS
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Unbleached Bone Nuts For Fender, blank

For Fender, blank

Blank
1-7/8" x 9/32" x 1/8"
(47.63mm x 7.14mm x 3.18mm)

Item # 6000-V
In stock, ready to ship!

$4.61

12 or more $3.96
24 or more $3.41
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Unbleached Bone Nuts For Fender, 7-1/4" radius

For Fender, 7-1/4" radius

Shaped
1-45/64" x 3/16" x 1/8"
(43.26mm x 4.75mm x 3.18mm)
7-1/4" (184.15mm) top and bottom radius

Item # 6001-V
In stock, ready to ship!

$10.35

12 or more $8.90
24 or more $7.66
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Unbleached Bone Nuts For Fender, 9-1/2" radius

For Fender, 9-1/2" radius

Shaped
1-45/64" x 3/16" x 1/8"
(43.26mm x 4.75mm x 3.18mm)
9-1/2" (254mm) top and bottom radius

Item # 6002-V
In stock, ready to ship!

$10.35

12 or more $8.90
24 or more $7.66
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For Gibson® guitars, basses, banjos, and mandolins
LENGTH x HEIGHT x THICKNESS
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Unbleached Bone Nuts For Gibson, blank

For Gibson, blank

Blank
2-3/16" x 7/16" x 3/16"
(55.56mm x 11.11mm x 4.76mm)

Item # 6010-V
In stock, ready to ship!

$6.51

12 or more $5.60
24 or more $4.82
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Unbleached Bone Nuts For Gibson, shaped, 1-5/8" length

For Gibson, shaped, 1-5/8" length

Shaped
1-5/8" x 21/64" x 3/16"
(41.28mm x 8.33mm x 4.76mm)
12" (304.8mm) top radius

Item # 6011-V
In stock, ready to ship!

$13.05

12 or more $11.22
24 or more $9.66
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Unbleached Bone Nuts For Gibson, shaped, 1-45/64" length

For Gibson, shaped, 1-45/64" length

Shaped
1-45/64" x 21/64" x 3/16"
(43.26mm x 8.33mm x 4.76mm)
12" (304.8mm) top radius

Item # 6012-V
In stock, ready to ship!

$13.05

12 or more $11.22
24 or more $9.66
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For Martin® and classical guitars
LENGTH x HEIGHT x THICKNESS
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Unbleached Bone Nuts For Martin, blank

For Martin, blank

Blank
2-3/16" x 7/16" x 1/4"
(55.56mm x 11.11mm x 6.35mm)

Item # 6020-V
In stock, ready to ship!

$7.37

12 or more $6.34
24 or more $5.45
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Unbleached Bone Nuts For Martin, shaped, 1-13/16" length

For Martin, shaped, 1-13/16" length

Shaped; angled bottom
1-13/16" x 3/8" x 1/4"
(46.04mm x 9.53mm x 6.35mm)
18" (457.2mm) top radius; angled bottom

Item # 6022-V
In stock, ready to ship!

$13.37

12 or more $11.50
24 or more $9.89
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Unbleached Bone Nuts For Martin, shaped, 1-13/16" length, flat bottom

For Martin, shaped, 1-13/16" length, flat bottom

Shaped; flat bottom
1-13/16" x 21/64" x 1/4"
(46.04mm x 8.33mm x 6.35mm)
18" (457.2mm) top radius; flat bottom

Item # 6023-V
In stock, ready to ship!

$13.37

12 or more $11.50
24 or more $9.89
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Unbleached Bone Nuts

About This Item

Stewart-MacDonald is your source for quality bone!
Bone is traditionally favored for quality instruments. Our unbleached bone is even harder than bleached white bone, and has a mottled cream vintage look. Its hardness and density contributes to good tone, it polishes well, and it allows more precise slot filing.

Blank nuts have oversize length and height, for custom shaping in your shop. They're ready for trimming, filing, sanding and slotting.

Preshaped nuts will save you a LOT of work — a head start for the novice builder, and a bonus for the busy repair shop where time is money! The dimensions have been carefully researched, and minor trimming, slotting, and sanding are all that's needed to fit most popular guitars.


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

The best nut-making material: Bone for Tone!

Customers ask, "What material makes the best string nut?" Erick Coleman's says it's Bone for Tone.

Instructions

Product Instructions

Making a Nut, Step-by-Step

Dan Erlewine, of Stewart-MacDonald's R&D Team, walks you through making and installing a new nut.

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5.0

Pricey

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Verified Buyer


Good quality. Makes for a nice looking nut. My only complaint is the price.

5.0

great company

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Verified Buyer


Been buying from Stewart Mac for a long time, and I've always been 100% happy with everything I've gotten from them. Quality is great, price is good, and shipping is fast.
I'd like to give them a thanks also for all the helpful videos the have for free!

Joe Richardson

5.0

very good saddle

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I bought a couple of these for a saddle on a bouzouki, they are very hard and easy to shape and have incredible sustain.I love em !!!!!!!!!!!!!

5.0

Violin nut.

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Verified Buyer


I had a customer insisting on having a bone nut for his violin to sharpen and clarify the tone. It seems to be working for his violin and is very happy with the results. He now wants to do the same for his viola but none of the bone nuts are tall enough to fit to the viola. What would be helpful if there were larger bone blanks.

5.0

a good source

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Verified Buyer


Past purchases have given me faith in the quality of StewMac's supply materials. Thanks

5.0

just wow

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Verified Buyer


rebuilding a Spanish Tatay classical guitar and this was perfect - just a little wide for the slot easily worked and shaped - exactly what I needed

5.0

Bone Nuts

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work well

5.0

Great tone.

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Verified Buyer


The bone is a little tougher to work with. (Filing and sanding) but the tone is well worth the extra effort.

4.0

They sound good

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Verified Buyer


I’ve bought these many times. They sound great, look great, and are a good value for your money. They usually fit great too, though if you are buying the ones for a Fender style guitar, there are sometimes very slight anomalies in the thickness which may cause them to not be snug in the routed slot of the neck. So, buy several at a time if you can, so that you have a few to choose from. I will certainly continue to use them on my guitars.

5.0

Consistent quality

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Verified Buyer


The color varies slightly, but I consider that a feature.

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