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Don't use regular tools when doing guitar repair. Having the proper tools for the job can help you get the job done faster and better, with less chance of damage by using make-do tools.

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S-T264File - Diamond, for Frets, Straight
Double sided diamond fret file.
Easily the best choice for fret crowning, diamond files cut in two directions(push and pull) rather than one with no chatter giving you a smoother fret after the crowning process
File cutting surface is impregnated with diamonds to give you a smooth cut with long lasting durability.
  • Made of solid steel with diamond cutting surface.
  • Soft rubber coating on the handle
  • 5-3/4” cutting surface
  • Double sided to cover different fret sizes
  • Available in 150 and 300 grit coatings
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S-T205Fingerboard Guards - 2 Sizes

Designed to protect the fingerboard when doing work on your frets. Comes with 2 sizes (dimension on either side of the fret gap): 1/4" 3/8"


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S-T212-ENut Files - Double Edge, for Electric Guitars, 3 Sizes

Double edge nut files featuring popular electric guitar gauges specially designed for slotting nuts. This set of three files will cover the work of six and cuts a smooth round bottom slot. Always try and use a file gauge that’s not more than a couple thousandths larger than the gauge of string you are using. Smaller files can be used to create wider slots by using a side-to-side movement while cutting.



  • 4” cutting edge
  • 6 gauges: .010"/ .026-.013"/ .036"-.017"/ .046"
  • Set of 3 files
  • Made In Japan

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S-T212-BNut Files - Double Edge, for Bass Guitars, 3 Sizes
Double edge nut files featuring popular bass guitar gauges specially designed for slotting nuts. This set of three files will cover the work of six and cuts a smooth round bottom slot.

Always try and use a file gauge that’s not more than a couple thousandths larger than the gauge of string you are using. Smaller files can be used to create wider slots by using a side-to-side movement while cutting.

  • 4” cutting edge
  • 6 gauges: .045" / .085"- .065" / .105"- .075" / .130"
  • Set of 3 files
  • Made In Japan
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S-T212-CNut Files - Double Edge, for Classical Guitars, 3 Sizes

Double edge nut files featuring popular classical guitar gauges specially designed for slotting nuts. This set of three files will cover the work of six and cuts a smooth round bottom slot. Always try and use a file gauge that’s not more than a couple thousandths larger than the gauge of string you are using. Smaller files can be used to create wider slots by using a side-to-side movement while cutting.



  • 4” cutting edge
  • 6 gauges: .030" / .038"- .032" / .042"- .035" / .046"
  • Set of 3 files
  • Made In Japan

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S-T210-XFret/Fingerboard Leveler - for Flat Frets

Fret/Fingerboard leveler (1" x 2" in either 8" or 16" length). Use self-adhesive sandpaper (choosing the appropriate sand paper grit size for the job at hand) and attach it to the one inch surface of this steel beam which has been precision ground for flatness.


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S-T257Fret Bender - for Creating Radius in Fret Wire

Adjustable (“flat” to “round”) fret bender for quickly making a radius in fret wire to match a fret board radius perfectly. Can be mounted to a workbench by using the two 5/16” bolt holes.


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S-T253Nut Slotting Gauge - Digital
Digital Nut Slotting Gauge. Accurately measure the guitar string height over the first fret with the digital version of this handy luthier’s tool. Display measurements in inches or mm with an accuracy of 0.0005” (0.01 mm). Includes one 1.5V alkaline button cell battery and miniature Philips head screwdriver.
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S-T258Caliper - Digital, for Luthiers

Electronic Digital Caliper. Uses one silver oxide battery 1.55V, type SR44 (included). LCD can be switched to display measurements in mm or inches.



  • Measuring Range: 0-150mm/0-6", 0-200mm/0-8"
  • Resolution: 0.01mm/0.0005"
  • Accuracy:
    • ±0.02mm/0.001" (<100mm)
    • ±0.03mm/0.001" (<100-200mm)
  • Repeatability: 0.01mm/0.0005"
  • Max Measuring Speed: 1.5m/sec, 60"/sec
  • Measuring System: Linear capacitive measuring system
  • Display: LCD Display
  • Power: One alakaline lithium button cell battery 1.5V, type LR44, 180mAh capacity
  • Working Temperature: 5°C - 40°C/41° - 104°F

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S-T207Feeler Gauge - 20 Sizes
Set of 20 feeler gauges to measure gap widths.
Includes:
  • (.0015" / .04 mm)
  • (.002" / .05 mm)
  • (.0025" / .06 mm)
  • (.003" / .08 mm)
  • (.004" / .10 mm)
  • (.005" / .13 mm)
  • (.006" / .15 mm)
  • (.008" / .20 mm)
  • (.010" / .25 mm)
  • (.012" / .30 mm)
  • (.014" / .35 mm)
  • (.016" / .40 mm)
  • (.018" / .45 mm)
  • (.020" / .50 mm)
  • (.022" / .55 mm)
  • (.024" / .60 mm)
  • (.026" / .65 mm)
  • (.028" / .70 mm)
  • (.030" / .75 mm)
  • (.032" / .80 mm)
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