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“You guys are the best. I just received my order and literally every time i describe my specifications on how the fretboards should look you guys deliver 10/10. the two long scale indian rosewood fingerboards looks simply spectacular and the ziricote is glorious. I usually dont take the time to write these but this time I had to. Thanks for years of wonderful service guys. And if you can find the guys who helped pick my recent boards, make sure to personally tell them how happy I am."

Loyal Customer, AM

Wood Binding

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Bloodwood binding on a Brent McElroy guitar.

Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Several of our bindings come with a contrasting laminate on one edge to frame in your sides. Do not soak the bindings before bending them, instead mist them or bend them dry. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips  (Note: The matching backstrips show when you hover over the product name).

All bindings measure a minimum of 1/4" x .080" x 32" unless otherwise noted. Laminates are made of Maple and are .020" thick. The BI13 was designed for ukuleles, but is long enough to be used as purfling on a guitar.

  • Click here to see a photo of all our wood bindings.
    Note: Some bindings in photo may be out of stock.
    Please check below for availability.

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Bending bindings and purflings

IMPORTANT SHIPPING NOTE: Due to the recent CITES convention ruling we are no longer able to ship Rosewood parts, including Indian Rosewood, outside of the U.S. but we have a limited selection of Indian Rosewood items warehoused in Canada for delivery to Canadian addresses. Look for the Maple leaf next to the applicable parts. Canadian HST and GST taxes will apply. These items will be shipped separately from the rest of the order.


SKU Product Name In Stock Each 12+  
BI21H Binding, Bloodwood, w/Maple lam
Yes $4.78 $4.25
BI9T Binding, Cocobolo Rosewood
Yes $3.99 $3.99
BI9H Binding, Cocobolo Rosewood w/Maple lam
Yes $4.78 $4.78
BI3IE Binding, Indian Ebony
Yes $8.75 N/A
BI3T Binding, Indian Rosewood
Yes $3.31 $2.94
BI3H Binding, Indian Rosewood w/Maple lam
Yes $4.78 $4.78
BI6T Binding, Koa, plain
Yes $6.04 N/A
BMC Binding, Mahogany, strong flame
Yes $4.67 $4.15
BI1T Binding, Maple, .070" thick
Yes $3.31 $2.94
BI7T Binding, Maple, strong flame, .235" tall
Yes $3.83 $3.83
BI1R Binding, Maple w/Rosewood lam
Yes $4.78 $4.25
BI25T Binding, Sycamore, strong flame
Yes $3.99 $3.57