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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers

Fret/Fingerboard Levelers

Fret/Fingerboard Levelers 8" Length

8" Length

Item # 4577
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$50.43

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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers 16" Length

16" Length

Item # 4578
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$65.54

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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers 24" Length

24" Length

Item # 4579
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$102.88

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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers, 8" Length with Stikit Set

8" Length with Stikit Set

Item # 5605
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$101.27

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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers, 16" Length with Stikit Set

16" Length with Stikit Set

Item # 5606
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$116.38

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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers, 24" Length with Stikit Set

24" Length with Stikit Set

Item # 5607
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$153.72

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Fret/Fingerboard Levelers

About This Item

Precision-ground for flatness.
Fast, accurate leveling tools for the pro shop.

Each heavyweight rectangular 1" x 2" steel tube is precision-ground for flatness on the narrow sides. Attach 3M Stikit Gold Abrasives to quickly level frets or level an unfretted fingerboard. The tool's edges are smooth to prevent gouging.

Available in three lengths for any job you have:

8" Fret/Fingerboard Leveler
The shorter 8" length is ideal for spot leveling and creating fall away or compound radii on guitars, and this size is just right for mandolins and ukuleles. With so many uses in the shop, if you only get one Leveler—this is it!

16" Fret/Fingerboard Leveler
The 16" length is best for work on installed guitar and bass necks. You'll level most of the frets at the same time, giving you faster and more accurate results. And you won't need to worry about hitting the nut, saddle, or hardware.

24" Fret/Fingerboard Leveler
The 24" length quickly levels frets and fingerboards on new builds and uninstalled necks. With the extra-long size you'll level all of the frets at the same time, giving you faster and more accurate results.

Roger Sadowsky, ace builder and repairman, wrote us to say:
"I have been leveling fingerboards and frets for 30 years and thought I was pretty set in my ways. However, I have recently tried the 16" steel levelers (#4578) and man, talk about teaching an old dog new tricks! My fingerboards have never been better, and they work much better than files for leveling frets. Thank you again, StewMac!!!"

Save with the set: Leveler and Stikit Set
Stikit Abrasives cut like a file, last longer than regular sandpaper, and are sized to stick right to the 1" width of our Levelers. These are the same professional sandpapers we use to quickly and cleanly level fingerboards and frets, and to remove the scratches before you recrown and polish.

Each set includes one Leveler and four 15-yard rolls of Stikit, one of each grit: 320, 400, 600 and 800-grits. More grits are available separately too.

Each Fret/Fingerboard Leveler is 1" (25mm) wide x 2" (50mm) tall and available in three lengths: 8" (203mm), 16" (406mm), and 24" (609mm).

Works on stainless frets, too!
All of our tools are suitable for use on stainless-steel fretwire*. Modern stainless-steel fretwire is known to be harder than the traditional nickel-silver blends, but our own shop experience indicates the wire does not cause premature wear of files or sandpapers.
*Excludes our original Fret Tang Nippers. We recommend our Deluxe Fret Tang Nippers for stainless-steel fretwire.



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4.0

Well made, better than I expected

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This was heavier than I thought it was going to be. Well made flat on all sides.I have several uses for this beem due to its size and weight.

5.0

Well made!

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Verified Buyer


Well made.

Has real, usable weight.

Very useful.

A nice touch, is leveller is lightly beveled at ends,
to avoid scuffing.

I also hold saddles and nuts next to leveller,
to help sand evenly.

Recommended.

5.0

a must tool

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Verified Buyer


very precise

5.0

Flatness

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Verified Buyer


after checking the flatness of the tool with my stew-max straight edge you cannot see any light between them, so this tool is dead flat thank you SM for another quality tool.

5.0

Both ground surfaces on 24" leveler are perfectly flat!

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Verified Buyer


I'm very pleased with the 24" fret/fingerboard leveler. I checked it against my precision straightedge (with calibration certificate) that I have. It is dead flat across both ground surfaces (the narrow surfaces on top and bottom)! - which is exactly what I wanted. I'm very pleased. This was absolutely worth the cost for me. Its nice and heavy too so it will not require pressing down just guiding. Getting the right tools to do the right job! Stewmac has great service - I ordered this Monday morning. And I got it Wednesday! And all the rolls of stikit. Fabulous!

5.0

Great tool

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Verified Buyer


When I purchased I thought it wasn’t going to be anything special. I was wrong, this tool leveled two fretboards with a little elbow grease perfectly. This isn’t some then piece of metal. It’s heavy but a great tool. Buy it now

5.0

Perfect for everything

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Verified Buyer


This has so many uses beyond guitar building and I wish I had purchased it long ago.

4.0

Good product

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Verified Buyer


The beam is heavy which is good. Don't have to put too much pressure for it to cut.
it's truly flat and it gets the job done. I would like to have the understring leveler
Which would give a better flatten fret, I believe.. Didn't see it as I was buying this one. But, a couple of day later.
I saw it on a email I was sent. Anyway, I put stainless steel my guitars and bass.

5.0

Great for adding following to neck.

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Verified Buyer


This is a great addition to the longer level.
Very useful to ensure good following.

5.0

Great Product

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Verified Buyer


Easy to use

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