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Fret/Fingerboard Leveling Files

Fret/Fingerboard Leveling Files

Fret/Fingerboard Leveling Files Fret Leveler, 3"

Fret Leveler, 3"

Item # 0861
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$47.32

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Fret/Fingerboard Leveling Files Fret Leveler, 6"

Fret Leveler, 6"

Item # 0862
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$52.27

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Fret/Fingerboard Leveling Files Fingerboard leveler, 6"

Fingerboard leveler, 6"

Item # 0864
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$52.27

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 Fret/Fingerboard Leveling Files, Set of 3

Fret/Fingerboard Leveling Files, Set of 3

Item # 0860
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Fret/Fingerboard Leveling Files

About This Item

These custom-made files give you a handle on your fret work!

These files work quickly to level frets or fingerboards, leaving a smooth finish.

Each file is 1" wide with a comfortable hardwood handle. The 6" length is for general use, and the 3" length is for spot leveling.

The fret leveling files have single-cut teeth with a steeper angle to eliminate "chatter." They cut faster and smoother than most fret leveling files we've used, they work quickly, and they're great for dressing and beveling fret ends.

The fingerboard leveler is a double-cut file for ebony, rosewood and pearl inlays. Despite its rough appearance, it leaves a smooth finish.

Essential for Fretting
This item is 1 of the 7 tools included in our Essential Fretting Tool Set, a compilation of tools you'll need for the fundamentals of fret work. The set also includes our book, Fret Work Step-By-Step by Erick Coleman with Dan Erlewine.

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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5.0

Fret leveling file

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Verified Buyer


Great cutting action. Fits nice in your hand. Can level out frets in no time. So glad I decided to buy this.

5.0

Excelente

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Verified Buyer


Consegue-se um acabamento excelente nos trastes.

5.0

Fingerboard Leveling File

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Verified Buyer


I only own the fingerboard leveling file, but it is amazing! The smoothest cutting file I have ever used. Perfect for leveling after inlay.

5.0

Ok

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Verified Buyer


It works nicely. It is easy to hold. Good product.

5.0

3 " fret leveler

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Verified Buyer


Excellent. just be careful of how much pressure you put on it.

4.0

Fret Leveler, 6" 

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Verified Buyer


Very qualitative tool, good for straightening of many materials. Take care, is very aggressive with frets, cut deeply!

3.0

A Great Idea

By

Verified Buyer


A bit too coarse for frets for my personal taste. These files are pretty aggressive and can take frets down quickly. If Stew Mac made diamond files in different grits like these, I'd probably buy the whole set! Or you could send me a set for the idea. =]

5.0

Must Have!

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Verified Buyer


These tools save time on fret leveling but be careful they eat fret wire fast!

5.0

LIMBAS- bisaya word for "File"

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Verified Buyer


maayo kayo gamiton sa pag level sa fret.. humok kau.

nahigugma ang ginoo kanimo! :)

5.0

6" fret leveler

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Verified Buyer


This unit is nice. It's fast and comfortable to use. Having read some of the other reviews, the phrase smooth finish may be a little misleading as this unit is intended to quickly bring frets close to a desired working height and is more of a roughing in tool. If you've used a standard metal file and experienced "chatter" you'll understand the meaning of "smooth finish". Once your close you can move on to your favorite fret shaping tool to begin the finishing process.

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