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Nut and Saddle Shaping Files, Set of 2

Nut and Saddle Shaping Files, Set of 2

Nut and Saddle Shaping Files, Set of 2

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Nut and Saddle Shaping Files, Set of 2

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Two files, four cutting surfaces! Refined in our own shops for smoother, easier nut and saddle shaping.

This pair of specialty files is ideal for roughing-in and fine-shaping the delicate contours of string nuts and acoustic bridge saddles. Using the files in combination, you can quickly refine a rough-cut nut to a smooth shape, ready for final polishing. The narrow cutting width makes it easier to round the top of a nut or bridge saddle more smoothly and accurately.

Each steel file is 10" (254.00mm) long with a rubber-coated handle for comfort, and has two different 5-3/4" x 1/4" (146.05mm x 6.35mm) cutting surfaces. That's four cuts in all: Coarse, Medium, Fine, and Extra Fine. The narrow 1/8" (3.18mm) edges are smooth.

Both Nut and Saddle Shaping Files are included in the Essential Nut Making Tool Kit, which has all the basic tools you'll need for shaping, string-spacing, slotting and fitting string nuts like a pro.


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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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very helpful

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Their structure allows you to easily work on bone, tusq, micarta, plastic, wood and so on; their 4 different grits allow a clean work in maximum comfort

5.0

Essential files for the busy guitar shop.

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I was the luthier for a major music chain for almost twenty-five years, 'and have been using these files for many years. Our shop was always extremely busy, and these files were/are my go-to files when it comes to working a nut. I find them indispensable for roughing out an shaping the nut, and truing up the ledge. They're sharp, don't clog easily, stay sharp, and are very well made; expect them to last for decades.

5.0

Hi quality file set

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Works perfectly for setting the string height on my classical guitar.

5.0

Great Potential

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I haven't used them yet; but they seem well made with a good feel for working. Small enough to see what you're doing but large enough to get the work done quickly.

5.0

Very efficient!

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This set of files make short work of shaping a nut. The 4 levels of coarseness make them very efficient.

5.0

Great Files

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I have owned the same pair of these for almost about 8 years. They still operate like new. I love them.

5.0

These are great files!

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Saved me a lot of time so far for shaping and making nuts. I highly recommend these files!

5.0

LOVE these files

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Best files I've ever used for bone nut and saddle making.

5.0

Excellent files

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These files recently were on sale so I snatched them and am glad I did. I cut and shaped this nut with those files.

5.0

Worth it.

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Just buy these. You need them.

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