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“Dear Sir,
A few months ago I placed my first order with you and built my very first guitar. Ovangkol back and sides with sitka top.
I have been a craftsman for a number of years, rebuilding antique pianos, including making new soundboards and bridges, and decided to try my hand at guitars after buying a Taylor 814ce.
The results of my first attempt were surprising, to me and to others. Since I'm a bit "old-school" I built it entirey by hand, no table saw, router, joiner etc. (I did use a driss press!). I have already received requests for custom made guitars, and from a store interested in selling them.
It really helped to find quality supplies, all in one place, so I could start this experiment - which may just turn out to be my next and final career.
Many Thanks.
ps. I have just placed a second order so I can start making a few more......”

- Jon Ballard

Buzz-Off® Fret Leveling Kit

 

The fret leveling kit is composed of a Pearwood sanding block shaped to fit frets, and a 3" and a 2" straight solid steel pin. The pins are used to check flatness of the frets relative to one another. The 2" pin is for the upper frets where they are closer together. Place the pin across three frets and try to rock it back and forth. A clicking sound will reveal a high fret. Mask off the fingerboard with tape and lightly sand down the fret using the Pearwood sanding block. Begin with medium grit sandpaper and work toward finers grits as desired. Recheck for flatness with the pin and repeat if necessary. When flat, polish with #0000 steel wool. Repeat up the fingerboard.



SKU Product Name In Stock Each  
FLK Buzz-Off® Fret Leveling Kit Yes $16.95