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Multi-Line Purfling

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Binding/purfling detail, Robert Desmond

These purflings are produced from black and white (B/W) veneers laminated together. The veneers may be wood, fiber or a combination of the two. The black fiber and black wood (pear) look very similar. The white fiber is very white versus the white wood (maple) which is a honey maple color. The laminate content for each purfling is listed in the purfling spec chart, below. The fiber veneer is very flexible and no bending is needed prior to installation. The wood veneers may need to be bent to avoid breakage depending on the shape of the instrument you are building and the number of laminates in the layup. One can sometimes us a simple household iron to bend these to the appropriate shape. These laminates should not be soaked.

NOTE: These laminates are offered in two lengths, 32" or 64" unless otherwise noted. 64" is essentially a wrap-around length. 32" pieces require a butt-joint. The 32" pieces are also great for rosette rings. The shorter purflings require that a ledge be routed as the purfling and binding will be different heights. The taller purflings allow you to rout a single ledge the same width (a skosh narrower) as the binding + purfling as they are essentially the same height.

See the PURFLING SPEC CHART for details on layup, materials and sizes of each of our purflings (inches and mm).

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IMPORTANT: Because dimensions may vary due to the lay-up process. We recommend that you always wait for your material to arrive before routing your purfling or binding channel.

SKU Product Name In Stock Each 12+  
PFL1BT Purfling, BW 10/10, .020" x .090"/.5mm x 2.35mm
Yes $2.00 $1.79
PFL1AT Purfling, BW 10/10, .020" x .250"/.5mm X 6.35mm
Yes $2.00 $1.79
PFL10 Purfling, BW 10/10, .020" x .080"/.5mm x 2mm
Yes $3.10 $2.78
PFL1A Purfling, BW 20/20 .040" x .090"/1mm x 2.35mm
Yes $2.00 $1.79
PFL1 Purfling, BW 20/20, .040" x .250"/1mm x 6.35mm
Yes $2.00 $1.79
PFL11 Purfling, BW 20/20, .040" x .080"/1mm x 2mm
Yes $3.10 $2.78
PFL2AT Purfling, BWB 10/10/10, .030" x .090"/.75mm x 2.35mm
Yes $2.47 $2.47
PFL7 Purfling, BWB 10/10/10, .030" x .080"/.75mm x 2mm
Yes $4.31 $3.83
PFL135 Purfling, BWB 10/20/10, .040" x .080"/1mm x 2mm
Yes $2.15 $2.15
PFL13 Purfling, BWB 10/20/10, .040" x .080"/1mm x 2mm
Yes $4.31 $3.83
PFBWB Purfling, BWB 20/20/10, .050" x .090"/1.25mm x 2.35mm, 33.5 " long
Yes $1.58 N/A
PFL12A Purfling, BWB 20/20/20, .060" x .080"/1.5 x 2mm
Yes $2.15 $1.89
PFL2A Purfling, BWB 20/20/20, .060" x .090"/1.5mm x 2.35mm
Yes $2.47 $2.21
PFL2 Purfling, BWB 20/20/20, .060" x .250"/1.5mm x 6.35mm
Yes $2.47 $2.21
PFL12 Purfling, BWB 20/20/20, .060" x .080"/1.5mm x 2mm
Yes $4.31 $3.83
PFL8 Purfling, WBW 10/10/10, .030" x .080"/.75mm x 2mm
Yes $4.31 $3.83
PFL3A Purfling, WBW 20/20/20, .060" x .090"/1.5mm x 2.35mm
Yes $2.47 $2.21
PFL3 Purfling, WBW 20/20/20, .060" x .250"/1.5mm x 6.35mm
Yes $2.47 $2.21
PFL15 Purfling, WBW 20/20/20, .060" x .080"/1.5mm x 2mm
Yes $3.41 $3.03
PFL4 Purfling, BWBW 20/20/20/20, .080" x .250"/2mm x 6.35mm
Yes $2.89 $2.57
PFL4A Purfling, BWBW 20/20/20/20, .080" x .090"/2mm x 2.35mm
Yes $2.89 $2.57