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Dreadnought Kit Wizard - price determined by choices

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The Dreadnought Kit Wizard is set up to allow you to easily select items that are typically used in dreadnought guitar construction. The Kit Wizard provides you with 10% off retail on all parts and 30% off on customizations. To get this discount, you only need to include the "required items" in the kit. The price on the Kit Wizard will adjust as you add or modify items. 

Including customizations to your kit will add between 3 and 5 days to the preparation time, depending on the customizations included. 

We highly recommend you watch these videos before using the Kit Wizard. 

  

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Choose the plan you want to start with. We recommend the PL48 dreadnought 6-string plan.

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  • Plan, dreadnought, 6-string (ref: PL48)

    by Scott Antes

    PL48 is a finely drawn 6-string dreadnought plan by Scott Antes (a mechanical engineer who provides us with a number of the plans we sell). It is a two page CAD plan with large, easy to read text and dimensions.

    $14.45
    Plan, dreadnought, 6-string (ref: PL48)

    $14.45
  • Plan, cutaway dreadnought, 6-string (ref: PL48C)

    by Scott Antes

    PL48C is a finely drawn plan for a dreadnought 6-string with Venetian cutaway. This is a two page CAD plan with large, easy to read text and dimensions. Scott Antes is a mechanical engineer who provides us with a number of the plans we sell.

    $14.45
    Plan, cutaway dreadnought, 6-string (ref: PL48C)

    $14.45
  • Plan, Martin™ herringbone dreadnought (ref: PL11)

    by Don MacRostie

    The well-drawn P11 dreadnought plan is based on a Martin™ Herringbone. The prints are extra large and thorough in every detail.

    $16.81
    Plan, Martin™ herringbone dreadnought (ref: PL11)

    $16.81
  • Plan, dreadnought, 12-string (ref: PL50)

    by Scott Antes

    PL50 is a finely drawn 12-string dreadnought plan by Scott Antes (a mechanical engineer who provides us with a number of the plans we sell). It is a two page CAD plan with large, easy to read text and dimensions.

    $15.43
    Plan, dreadnought, 12-string (ref: PL50)

    $15.43
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Choose your back and side set. 

Many dreadnought guitars are built using East Indian Rosewood. If you're concerned about exporting your guitar without paperwork hassles, choose an exportable wood instead. 

The set you choose is the set you get but until you check out and pay for it, the set is still available for sale to other customers.

Bookmatched back and side set includes two bookmatched back pieces and 2 bookmatched sides.

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  • Bloodwood Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Bloodwood Dreadnought Back and Sides
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  • Bocote Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Bocote Dreadnought Back and Sides
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  • Brazilian Tigerwood Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Brazilian Tigerwood Dreadnought Back and Sides
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  • Cocobolo Rosewood Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Cocobolo Rosewood Dreadnought Back and Sides
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  • Granadillo Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Granadillo Dreadnought Back and Sides
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  • Honduran Mahogany Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Honduran Mahogany Dreadnought Back and Sides
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  • Indian Rosewood Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Indian Rosewood Dreadnought Back and Sides
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  • Ishpingo Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Ishpingo Dreadnought Back and Sides
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  • Koa Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Koa Dreadnought Back and Sides
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  • Macassar Ebony Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Macassar Ebony Dreadnought Back and Sides
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  • Maple, American Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Maple, American Dreadnought Back and Sides
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  • Maple, European Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Maple, European Dreadnought Back and Sides
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  • Myrtle Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Myrtle Dreadnought Back and Sides
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  • Ovangkol Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Ovangkol Dreadnought Back and Sides
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  • Padauk Dreadnought Back and SIdes Thumbnail Padauk Dreadnought Back and SIdes
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  • Pumaquiro Dreadnought Back and Sides Thumbnail Pumaquiro Dreadnought Back and Sides
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We can bend sides to either a standard dreadnought based on our PL48 dreadnought plan or a cutaway dreadnought based on our PL48C cutaway dreadnought plan. The sides are sanded to approximately .090" and rough tapered from 4.5" at the upper bout to 5" at the lower bout. Don't make a choice if you plan on doing this yourself. We recommend to new builders that they have us bend their sides the first time around.

We are not able to do a Florentine cutaway.

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  • Bend sides to dreadnought shape based on our PL48 plan (ref: SVSBD)

    $35.00
    Bend sides to dreadnought shape based on our PL48 plan (ref: SVSBD)

    $35.00
  • Bend sides to cutaway dreadnought shape based on our PL48C plan (ref: SVSCUTD)

    $70.00
    Bend sides to cutaway dreadnought shape based on our PL48C plan (ref: SVSCUTD)

    $70.00
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If you have opted to have your sides bent, do not choose any side options here, choose only back customizations. If you are having your sides bent, we recommend: Join back only and sand to .095".

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  • Join back and sand to .095", sand sides to .090" - choose this if you are not having sides bent (ref: SVBJS)

    $24.50
    Join back and sand to .095", sand sides to .090" - choose this if you are not having sides bent (ref: SVBJS)

    $24.50
  • Join back only and sand to .095" - choose this if you are having sides bent (ref: SVBJ)

    $17.50
    Join back only and sand to .095" - choose this if you are having sides bent (ref: SVBJ)

    $17.50
  • Sand unjoined back to .100", sand sides to .090" - choose if you are not having sides bend and you don't want your back joined (ref: SVBS)

    $17.50
    Sand unjoined back to .100", sand sides to .090" - choose if you are not having sides bend and you don't want your back joined (ref: SVBS)

    $17.50
  • Sand unjoined back only to .100" - choose if you are having sides bent or you don't want sides sanded. Back will not be joined. (ref: SVBOS)

    $10.50
    Sand unjoined back only to .100" - choose if you are having sides bent or you don't want sides sanded. Back will not be joined. (ref: SVBOS)

    $10.50
  • Sand sides only to .090" - choose this if you don't want your back joined or sanded. (ref: SVSOS)

    $10.50
    Sand sides only to .090" - choose this if you don't want your back joined or sanded. (ref: SVSOS)

    $10.50
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If you have elected to have us join your back, you may also wish to have us profile it. We will profile your back to a dreadnought shape leaving approximately 1/4 inch of extra material beyond the outline. This excess material can be removed later, once your box is complete, using a router with a flush trim bit or by other appropriate means.

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  • Profile joined back to dreadnought shape based on our PL48 plan (ref: SVPBD)

    $3.50
    Profile joined back to dreadnought shape based on our PL48 plan (ref: SVPBD)

    $3.50
  • Profile joined back to cutaway dreadnought shape based on our PL48C plan (ref: SVPBCUTD)

    $3.50
    Profile joined back to cutaway dreadnought shape based on our PL48C plan (ref: SVPBCUTD)

    $3.50
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Choose an optional backstrip - the feature strip that goes down the back of the guitar. You will be given the option to have it installed in the next step. You can't go wrong with the BTMQ2 checkered backstrip. 

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  • Marquetry Backstrips Thumbnail Marquetry Backstrips
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  • Wood Backstrips Thumbnail Wood Backstrips
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Choose your 2-piece bookmatched soundboard. We recommend a Sitka Spruce or Engelmann Spruce top.

In some cases, you are able to select this individual piece wood to include in your kit (“select a set”). Please note that until you pay for your order, that piece of wood is available for sale to other customers.

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  • Carpathian Spruce Dreadnought Tops Thumbnail Carpathian Spruce Dreadnought Tops
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  • Engelmann Spruce Dreadnought Tops Thumbnail Engelmann Spruce Dreadnought Tops
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  • German Spruce Dreadnought Tops Thumbnail German Spruce Dreadnought Tops
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  • Honduran Mahogany Dreadnought Tops Thumbnail Honduran Mahogany Dreadnought Tops
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  • Italian Alpine Spruce Dreadnought Tops Thumbnail Italian Alpine Spruce Dreadnought Tops
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  • Redwood Dreadnought Tops Thumbnail Redwood Dreadnought Tops
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  • Sitka Spruce Dreadnought Tops Thumbnail Sitka Spruce Dreadnought Tops
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Have us install your backstrip. You must have chosen a backstrip and asked us to join your back in the previous selections. We sandwich the backstrip in between the back plates rather than rout and inlay.

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  • Insert Backstrip

    $3.50
    Insert Backstrip

    Backstrips are joined into the back, not routed. 

    $3.50
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Choose your rosette. In the next step, if you choose to have it inlaid, we will inlay it as shown in the drawing. If you choose not to have it inlaid, the drawing is a suggestion of how you could inlay it yourself. 

We recommend the R60B Herringbone rosette either inlaid or not. This rosette includes the inner and outer lines of purfling.

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If you would like to have your rosette inlaid, we will inlay it as shown in the rosette photograph. This customization includes the joining and thickness sanding of your soundboard to approximately .110".

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Choose how you want your top customized. If you are inlaying a rosette, skip this step as the joining is included with a rosette inlay. 

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  • Join and sand top to .115" - skip this step if you are having your rosette inlaid. (ref: SVTJS115)

    $17.50
    Join and sand top to .115" - skip this step if you are having your rosette inlaid. (ref: SVTJS115)

    $17.50
  • Join and sand top to .110". Skip this step if you are having your rosette inlaid.

    $17.50
    Join and sand top to .110". Skip this step if you are having your rosette inlaid.

    $17.50
  • Sand unjoined top to .115" - skip this step if you are having your rosette inlaid. (ref: SVT115)

    $17.50
    Sand unjoined top to .115" - skip this step if you are having your rosette inlaid. (ref: SVT115)

    $17.50
  • Sand unjoined top to .110" - skip this step if you are having your rosette inlaid. (ref: SVT110)

    $17.50
    Sand unjoined top to .110" - skip this step if you are having your rosette inlaid. (ref: SVT110)

    $17.50
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If you have elected to have us join your top, you may also wish to have us profile it. We will profile your soundboard to a dreadnought shape leaving approximately 1/4 inch of extra material beyond the outline. This excess material can be removed later, once your box is complete, using a router with a flush trim bit or by other appropriate means.

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  • Profile joined top to dreadnought shape based on our PL48 plan (ref: SVPTD)

    $3.50
    Profile joined top to dreadnought shape based on our PL48 plan (ref: SVPTD)

    $3.50
  • Profile joined top to cutaway dreadnought shape based on our PL48C plan (ref: SVPTCUTD)

    $3.50
    Profile joined top to cutaway dreadnought shape based on our PL48C plan (ref: SVPTCUTD)

    $3.50
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Choose your fingerboard or fretboard. We recommend a first grade African Ebony steel string fingerboard part number: FBAE1EL or the slightly larger African Ebony standard board FBAE1STD. You can add slotting and radius customizations in the next steps.

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  • Granadillo Steel String Fingerboards Thumbnail Granadillo Steel String Fingerboards
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  • Indian Rosewood Steel String Fingerboards Thumbnail Indian Rosewood Steel String Fingerboards
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  • Katalox Steel String Fingerboards Thumbnail Katalox Steel String Fingerboards
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  • Macacauba Steel String Fingerboards Thumbnail Macacauba Steel String Fingerboards
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  • Macassar Ebony Steel String Fingerboards Thumbnail Macassar Ebony Steel String Fingerboards
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  • Machiche Steel String Fingerboards Thumbnail Machiche Steel String Fingerboards
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  • Maple Steel String Fingerboards Thumbnail Maple Steel String Fingerboards
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  • Padauk Steel String Fingerboards Thumbnail Padauk Steel String Fingerboards
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READ!!! You must enter a scale length here or we will not be able to process your order!

**You must have selected a fingerboard to use this service.

**If you choose to have your fingerboard slotted, you must make a selection in the remaining fingerboard customizations as well. If you do not make choices, we will choose the following for you: Slot Depth - .095", Nut Slot Position - Standard Nut Slot Position, Nut Slot Offset - 1/8" behind the nut. 

Enter a scale length between 8" and 40". Use the fingerboard calculator in the LMI Help Center to be sure your choices will fit on the board you chose. We recommend a 25.4" scale length.

To convert mm to inches, divide the mm by a factor of 25.4. Ex: 660mm divided by 25.4 equals  25.98" inches. 

**If you choose to have your fingerboard slotted, you must make a selection in the remaining fingerboard customizations as well.

Enter the number of fret slots desired (not including the nut slot). A typical number of slots on a dreadnought guitar is 20 slots. 

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  • 10 fret slots (ref: SVNF10)

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    10 fret slots (ref: SVNF10)

    $0.00
  • 11 fret slots (ref: SVNF11)

    $0.00
    11 fret slots (ref: SVNF11)

    $0.00
  • 12 fret slots (ref: SVNF12)

    $0.00
    12 fret slots (ref: SVNF12)

    $0.00
  • 13 fret slots (ref: SVNF13)

    $0.00
    13 fret slots (ref: SVNF13)

    $0.00
  • 14 fret slots (ref: SVNF14)

    $0.00
    14 fret slots (ref: SVNF14)

    $0.00
  • 15 fret slots (ref: SVNF15)

    $0.00
    15 fret slots (ref: SVNF15)

    $0.00
  • 16 fret slots (ref: SVNF16)

    $0.00
    16 fret slots (ref: SVNF16)

    $0.00
  • 17 fret slots (ref: SVNF17)

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    17 fret slots (ref: SVNF17)

    $0.00
  • 18 fret slots (ref: SVNF18)

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    18 fret slots (ref: SVNF18)

    $0.00
  • 19 fret slots (ref: SVNF19)

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    19 fret slots (ref: SVNF19)

    $0.00
  • 20 fret slots (ref: SVNF20)

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    20 fret slots (ref: SVNF20)

    $0.00
  • 21 fret slots (ref: SVNF21)

    $0.00
    21 fret slots (ref: SVNF21)

    $0.00
  • 22 fret slots (ref: SVNF22)

    $0.00
    22 fret slots (ref: SVNF22)

    $0.00
  • 23 fret slots (ref: SVNF23)

    $0.00
    23 fret slots (ref: SVNF23)

    $0.00
  • 24 fret slots (ref: SVNF24)

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    24 fret slots (ref: SVNF24)

    $0.00
  • 25 fret slots (ref: SVNF25)

    $0.00
    25 fret slots (ref: SVNF25)

    $0.00
  • 26 fret slots (ref: SVNF26)

    $0.00
    26 fret slots (ref: SVNF26)

    $0.00
  • 27 fret slots (ref: SVNF27)

    $0.00
    27 fret slots (ref: SVNF27)

    $0.00
  • 28 fret slots (ref: SVNF28)

    $0.00
    28 fret slots (ref: SVNF28)

    $0.00
  • 29 fret slots (ref: SVNF29)

    $0.00
    29 fret slots (ref: SVNF29)

    $0.00
  • 30 fret slots (ref: SVNF30)

    $0.00
    30 fret slots (ref: SVNF30)

    $0.00
  • 31 fret slots (ref: SVNF31)

    $0.00
    31 fret slots (ref: SVNF31)

    $0.00
  • 32 fret slots (ref: SVNF32)

    $0.00
    32 fret slots (ref: SVNF32)

    $0.00
  • 33 fret slots (ref: SVNF33)

    $0.00
    33 fret slots (ref: SVNF33)

    $0.00
  • 34 fret slots (ref: SVNF34)

    $0.00
    34 fret slots (ref: SVNF34)

    $0.00
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**If you choose to have your fingerboard slotted, you must make a selection in the remaining fingerboard customizations as well.

Choose your desired fingerboard radius. A 16" radius is pretty standard on a dreadnought guitar. 

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  • 12" radius (ref: SVR12)

    $6.30
    12" radius (ref: SVR12)

    $6.30
  • 14" radius (ref: SVR14)

    $6.30
    14" radius (ref: SVR14)

    $6.30
  • 15" radius (ref: SVR15)

    $6.30
    15" radius (ref: SVR15)

    $6.30
  • 16" radius (ref: SVR16)

    $6.30
    16" radius (ref: SVR16)

    $6.30
  • 20" radius (ref: SVR20)

    $6.30
    20" radius (ref: SVR20)

    $6.30
  • No (0) radius (ref: SVR0)

    $0.00
    No (0) radius (ref: SVR0)

    $0.00
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**If you choose to have your fingerboard slotted, you must make a selection in the remaining fingerboard customizations as well.

If you chose to have your fingerboard radiused or don't plan to radius it, choose the shallow slot. If you plan on radiusing your fretboard later, choose the deep slot. 

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  • .095" fret slot depth (ref: SVFSS)

    $0.00
    .095" fret slot depth (ref: SVFSS)

    $0.00
  • .145" fret slot depth (ref: SVFSD)

    $0.00
    .145" fret slot depth (ref: SVFSD)

    $0.00
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**If you choose to have your fingerboard slotted, you must make a selection in the remaining fingerboard customizations as well.

Nut Position - Choose either the Standard or Zero Fret nut position option. The Standard nut slot moves the kerf back half the width of the slot. Our slots are .024”, so we move it back .012”. This puts the string’s breakaway point (the edge of the nut) at “true zero”. The Zero Fret option places the nut slot so that it is centered at the zero point of the scale. This works for those who install a zero fret – a fret at the nut position (with the actual nut getting placed just behind it to position the string spacing and guide the strings towards the tuning machines). Some players like a guitar with a zero fret as it helps eliminate the tonal differences between fretted and unfretted notes.

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  • Standard nut slot position (ref: SVFSN)

    $0.00
    Standard nut slot position (ref: SVFSN)

    $0.00
  • Zero nut slot position (ref: SVFZN)

    $0.00
    Zero nut slot position (ref: SVFZN)

    $0.00
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**If you choose to have your fingerboard slotted, you must make a selection in the remaining fingerboard customizations as well.

Choose the nut slot offset. There will be this much wood left behind the nut position. 1/4" is pretty typical. Those building a Fender style guitar will want to choose an inch, so there is wood to taper into the headstock.

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  • .125" space behind the nut (ref: SVFSNO.125)

    $0.00
    .125" space behind the nut (ref: SVFSNO.125)

    $0.00
  • .250" space behind the nut (ref: SVFSNO.25)

    $0.00
    .250" space behind the nut (ref: SVFSNO.25)

    $0.00
  • .375" space behind the nut (ref: SVFSNO.375)

    $0.00
    .375" space behind the nut (ref: SVFSNO.375)

    $0.00
  • .5" space behind the nut (ref: SVFSNO.5)

    $0.00
    .5" space behind the nut (ref: SVFSNO.5)

    $0.00
  • .75" space behind the nut (ref: SVFSNO.75)

    $0.00
    .75" space behind the nut (ref: SVFSNO.75)

    $0.00
  • 1.0" space behind the nut (ref: SVFSNO1)

    $0.00
    1.0" space behind the nut (ref: SVFSNO1)

    $0.00
Clear selection

Fingerboard positions markers for the side and face of the fingerboard. Mother-of-pearl or plastic pearloid markers are pretty traditional. We recommend 2mm for the side dots and 6.35 for the fingerboard face. Remember that shell can't be exported (due to extra paperwork and fees), so choose plastic and/or stone alternatives if you live outside the United States .

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  • Shell dot, white MOP, 2mm, pack of 20 (ref: DWP2K)

    This is pure shell material, cut straight from the curved inside surface of the shell and then sanded flat.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $10.31

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    Shell dot, white MOP, 2mm, pack of 20 (ref: DWP2K)

    $10.31
  • Plastic dot rod stock, white, 2mm (ref: PDOTW2)

    Plastic position markers are a good substitute for shell particularly if you are going to export your completed instrument as there are no export restrictions on these markers.  

    These rods measure 7 3/4" long.

    $1.26
    Plastic dot rod stock, white, 2mm (ref: PDOTW2)

    $1.26
  • Shell dot, gold MOP, 2mm, pack of 20 (ref: DGP2K)

    This is pure shell material, cut straight from the curved inside surface of the shell and then sanded flat.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $10.31

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    Shell dot, gold MOP, 2mm, pack of 20 (ref: DGP2K)

    $10.31
  • Plastic dot rod stock, black, 2mm (ref: PDOTB2)

    Plastic position markers are a good substitute for shell particularly if you are going to export your completed instrument as there are no export restrictions on these markers.  

    These rods measure 7 3/4" long.

    $1.26
    Plastic dot rod stock, black, 2mm (ref: PDOTB2)

    $1.26
  • Shell dot, black MOP, 2mm, pack of 20 (ref: DBP2K)

    This is pure shell material, cut straight from the curved inside surface of the shell and then sanded flat.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $10.31

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    Shell dot, black MOP, 2mm, pack of 20 (ref: DBP2K)

    $10.31
  • Shell dot, paua abalone, 2mm, pack of 20 (ref: DPA2K)

    This is pure shell material, cut straight from the curved inside surface of the shell and then sanded flat.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $10.31

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    Shell dot, paua abalone, 2mm, pack of 20 (ref: DPA2K)

    $10.31
  • Dot, gold recon stone, 2mm, pack of 20 (ref: DGR2K)

    Reconstituted stone is an attractive, easy-to-use inlay material.  It is a great alternative to traditional shell inlay due to regulatory restrictions on shell.

    $9.00

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    Dot, gold recon stone, 2mm, pack of 20 (ref: DGR2K)

    $9.00
  • Dot, red jasper recon stone, 2mm, pack of 20 (ref: DRR2K)

    Reconstituted stone is an attractive, easy-to-use inlay material.  It is a great alternative to traditional shell inlay due to regulatory restrictions on shell.

    $9.00

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    Dot, red jasper recon stone, 2mm, pack of 20 (ref: DRR2K)

    $9.00
  • Dot, turquoise recon stone, 2mm, pack of 20 (ref: DTR2K)

    Reconstituted stone is an attractive, easy-to-use inlay material.  It is a great alternative to traditional shell inlay due to regulatory restrictions on shell.

    $9.00

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    Dot, turquoise recon stone, 2mm, pack of 20 (ref: DTR2K)

    $9.00
  • Shell dot, white MOP, 4.72mm/3/16", pack of 20 (ref: DWP4.72K)

    This is pure shell material, cut straight from the curved inside surface of the shell and then sanded flat.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $10.31

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    Shell dot, white MOP, 4.72mm/3/16", pack of 20 (ref: DWP4.72K)

    $10.31
  • Shell dot, paua abalone, 4.72mm/3/16", pack of 20 (ref: DPA4.72K)

    This is pure shell material, cut straight from the curved inside surface of the shell and then sanded flat.

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    $10.31

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    Shell dot, paua abalone, 4.72mm/3/16", pack of 20 (ref: DPA4.72K)

    $10.31
  • Shell dot, gold MOP, 4.72mm/3/16", pack of 20 (ref: DGP4.72K)

    This is pure shell material, cut straight from the curved inside surface of the shell and then sanded flat.

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    $10.31

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    Shell dot, gold MOP, 4.72mm/3/16", pack of 20 (ref: DGP4.72K)

    $10.31
  • Shell dot, black MOP, 4.72mm/3/16", pack of 20 (ref: DBP4.72K)

    This is pure shell material, cut straight from the curved inside surface of the shell and then sanded flat.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $10.31

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    Shell dot, black MOP, 4.72mm/3/16", pack of 20 (ref: DBP4.72K)

    $10.31
  • Dot, gold recon stone, 4.72mm/3/16", pack of 20 (ref: DGR4.76K)

    Reconstituted stone is an attractive, easy-to-use inlay material.  It is a great alternative to traditional shell inlay due to regulatory restrictions on shell.

    $9.00

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    Dot, gold recon stone, 4.72mm/3/16", pack of 20 (ref: DGR4.76K)

    $9.00
  • Dot, red jasper recon stone, 4.72mm/3/16", pack of 20 (ref: DRR4.76K)

    Reconstituted stone is an attractive, easy-to-use inlay material.  It is a great alternative to traditional shell inlay due to regulatory restrictions on shell.

    $9.00

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    Dot, red jasper recon stone, 4.72mm/3/16", pack of 20 (ref: DRR4.76K)

    $9.00
  • Shell dot, white MOP, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DWP6.35K)

    This is pure shell material, cut straight from the curved inside surface of the shell and then sanded flat.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $12.94

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    Shell dot, white MOP, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DWP6.35K)

    $12.94
  • Shell dot, paua abalone, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DPA6.35K)

    This is pure shell material, cut straight from the curved inside surface of the shell and then sanded flat.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $12.94

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    Shell dot, paua abalone, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DPA6.35K)

    $12.94
  • Shell dot, gold MOP, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DGP6.35K)

    This is pure shell material, cut straight from the curved inside surface of the shell and then sanded flat.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $12.94

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    Shell dot, gold MOP, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DGP6.35K)

    $12.94
  • Shell dot, black MOP, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DBP6.35K)

    This is pure shell material, cut straight from the curved inside surface of the shell and then sanded flat.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $12.94

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    Shell dot, black MOP, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DBP6.35K)

    $12.94
  • Dot, gold recon stone, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DGR6.35K)

    Reconstituted stone is an attractive, easy-to-use inlay material.  It is a great alternative to traditional shell inlay due to regulatory restrictions on shell.

    $9.00

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    Dot, gold recon stone, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DGR6.35K)

    $9.00
  • Dot, red jasper recon stone, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DRR6.35K)

    Reconstituted stone is an attractive, easy-to-use inlay material.  It is a great alternative to traditional shell inlay due to regulatory restrictions on shell.

    $9.00

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    Dot, red jasper recon stone, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DRR6.35K)

    $9.00
  • Dot, turquoise recon stone, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DTR6.35K)

    Reconstituted stone is an attractive, easy-to-use inlay material.  It is a great alternative to traditional shell inlay due to regulatory restrictions on shell.

    $9.00

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    Dot, turquoise recon stone, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DTR6.35K)

    $9.00
  • Plastic dot, black, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DB6.35K)

    Plastic position markers are a good substitute for shell particularly if you are going to export your completed instrument as there are no export restrictions on these markers.  

    $2.89
    Plastic dot, black, 6.35mm/1/4", pack of 20 (ref: DB6.35K)

    $2.89
Clear selection

Wood or plastic that protects the end grain of the back or top. Depending on the length of the product you will need 1 or 2 for the top, another 1 or 2 for the back and 1 or 2 for the fingerboard (normally left unbound). There should be enough remaining for an end graft if desired.

Rosewood is a pretty standard choice here but cannot be exported outside the United States. Indian Ebony is also popular. Rocklite Ebano is a great sustainable choice and is very black. 

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  • Binding, Indian Rosewood

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $3.44

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    Binding, Indian Rosewood (ref: WBRW1)

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    $3.44
  • Binding, Indian Rosewood w/Maple lam

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $4.97

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    Binding, Indian Rosewood w/Maple lam (ref: WBRWLM1)

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    $4.97
  • Binding, Indian Ebony

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    $9.10
    Binding, Indian Ebony (ref: WBIE1)

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    $9.10
  • Binding, Rocklite Ebano

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    Rocklite® is a revolutionary and totally environmentally friendly approach to tonewoods for musical instruments. It looks and sounds like real ebony, and is very black unlike most ebony available today. It is an engineered composite produced from eco-friendly, readily available wood species. LMI has done loads of testing on this material and it performs well. It cuts, routs and sands easily and is black all the way through. If you're looking for a super-black alternate to ebony, Rocklite is for you!

    $4.15
    Binding, Rocklite Ebano (ref: WBRL1)

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    $4.15
  • Binding, Rocklite Ebano w/Lime lam

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    Rocklite® is a revolutionary and totally environmentally friendly approach to tonewoods for musical instruments. It looks and sounds like real ebony, and is very black unlike most ebony available today. It is an engineered composite produced from eco-friendly, readily available wood species. LMI has done loads of testing on this material and it performs well. It cuts, routs and sands easily and is black all the way through. If you're looking for a super-black alternate to ebony, Rocklite is for you!

    $4.63
    Binding, Rocklite Ebano w/Lime lam (ref: WBRLLM3)

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    $4.63
  • Binding, Rocklite Ebano w/Maple lam

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    Rocklite® is a revolutionary and totally environmentally friendly approach to tonewoods for musical instruments. It looks and sounds like real ebony, and is very black unlike most ebony available today. It is an engineered composite produced from eco-friendly, readily available wood species. LMI has done loads of testing on this material and it performs well. It cuts, routs and sands easily and is black all the way through. If you're looking for a super-black alternate to ebony, Rocklite is for you!

    $4.63
    Binding, Rocklite Ebano w/Maple lam (ref: WBRLLM1)

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    $4.63
  • Binding, Rocklite Ebano w/WBWB (Maple/Rocklite) lam

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    Rocklite® is a revolutionary and totally environmentally friendly approach to tonewoods for musical instruments. It looks and sounds like real ebony, and is very black unlike most ebony available today. It is an engineered composite produced from eco-friendly, readily available wood species. LMI has done loads of testing on this material and it performs well. It cuts, routs and sands easily and is black all the way through. If you're looking for a super-black alternate to ebony, Rocklite is for you!

    $4.83
    Binding, Rocklite Ebano w/WBWB (Maple/Rocklite) lam (ref: WBRLLM2)

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    $4.83
  • Binding, Boxwood

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    $3.44

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    Binding, Boxwood (ref: WBBX1)

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    $3.44
  • Binding, Camatillo

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    Note these bindings measure approx. 30" long unlike most of our other wood bindings which come in at 32". 

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $3.99

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    Binding, Camatillo (ref: WBCA1)

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    $3.99
  • Binding, Cocobolo Rosewood

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $4.15

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    Binding, Cocobolo Rosewood (ref: WBCB1)

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    $4.15
  • Binding, Cocobolo Rosewood w/Maple lam

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $4.97

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    Binding, Cocobolo Rosewood w/Maple lam (ref: WBCBLM1)

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  • Binding, Maple

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    $3.44

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    Binding, Maple (ref: WBMP1)

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    $3.44
  • Binding, Maple European, strong flame

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    $4.15

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    Binding, Maple European, strong flame (ref: WBEM1)

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    $4.15
  • Binding, Maple w/Rosewood lam

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    Shipping Restrictions: USA Only

    $4.97

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    Binding, Maple w/Rosewood lam (ref: WBMPLM1)

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  • Binding, Maple, good flame

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    $3.28

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    Binding, Maple, good flame (ref: WBMPFL2)

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  • Binding, Maple, strong flame

    Wood binding serves to protect the corners of the instrument as well as seal the end grain of the soundboard and back. Many of our bindings have matching backstrips.

    $3.99

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    Binding, Maple, strong flame (ref: WBMPFL1)

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  • Binding, black Boltaron

    Plastic makes a good binding/purfling due to its resiliency and ease in bending. You can rip the laminated bindings to use as purfling. Although our plastic binding is cut as cleanly as possible, it might be necessary to run the binding strips over a file (in a vice) prior to installation to further smooth out the edge.

    $3.55

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    Binding, black Boltaron (ref: PB2)

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    $3.55
  • Binding, black, ABS

    Plastic makes a good binding/purfling due to its resiliency and ease in bending. You can rip the laminated bindings to use as purfling. Although our plastic binding is cut as cleanly as possible, it might be necessary to run the binding strips over a file (in a vice) prior to installation to further smooth out the edge.

    $3.55

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    Binding, black, ABS (ref: PB4)

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  • Binding, BW 20/20, ABS

    Plastic makes a good binding/purfling due to its resiliency and ease in bending. You can rip the laminated bindings to use as purfling. Although our plastic binding is cut as cleanly as possible, it might be necessary to run the binding strips over a file (in a vice) prior to installation to further smooth out the edge.

    $3.55

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    Binding, BW 20/20, ABS (ref: PBLM1)

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  • Binding, BWB 15/25/40, ABS

    Plastic makes a good binding/purfling due to its resiliency and ease in bending. You can rip the laminated bindings to use as purfling. Although our plastic binding is cut as cleanly as possible, it might be necessary to run the binding strips over a file (in a vice) prior to installation to further smooth out the edge.

    $3.76

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    Binding, BWB 15/25/40, ABS (ref: PBLM6)

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    $3.76
  • Binding, BWB 15/60/15, ABS

    The chemical names for plastic acronyms are as follows:

    • ABS - Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene
    • PVC - Polyvinyl chloride
    • CAB - Cellulose Acetate Butyrate
    • Boltaron™ - an extruded ABS/PVC Alloy.

    NOTE: We offer the 4 different plastic compositions because not all dimensions are available in one particular type of plastic. All 4 compositions behave similarly and can be glued up using our binding adhesives.

    $3.76

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    Binding, BWB 15/60/15, ABS (ref: PBLM9)

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    $3.76
  • Binding, BWB 20/20/20, ABS

    Plastic makes a good binding/purfling due to its resiliency and ease in bending. You can rip the laminated bindings to use as purfling. Although our plastic binding is cut as cleanly as possible, it might be necessary to run the binding strips over a file (in a vice) prior to installation to further smooth out the edge.

    $3.76

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    Binding, BWB 20/20/20, ABS (ref: PBLM3)

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    $3.76
  • Binding, BWB 30/30/30, ABS

    Plastic makes a good binding/purfling due to its resiliency and ease in bending. You can rip the laminated bindings to use as purfling. Although our plastic binding is cut as cleanly as possible, it might be necessary to run the binding strips over a file (in a vice) prior to installation to further smooth out the edge.

    $3.76

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    Binding, BWB 30/30/30, ABS (ref: PBLM7)

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    $3.76
  • Binding, BWBW 20/20/20/20, ABS

    Plastic makes a good binding/purfling due to its resiliency and ease in bending. You can rip the laminated bindings to use as purfling. Although our plastic binding is cut as cleanly as possible, it might be necessary to run the binding strips over a file (in a vice) prior to installation to further smooth out the edge.

    $3.76

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    Binding, BWBW 20/20/20/20, ABS (ref: PBLM5)

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    $3.76
  • Binding, cream, ABS

    Plastic makes a good binding/purfling due to its resiliency and ease in bending. You can rip the laminated bindings to use as purfling. Although our plastic binding is cut as cleanly as possible, it might be necessary to run the binding strips over a file (in a vice) prior to installation to further smooth out the edge.

    $4.85

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    Binding, cream, ABS (ref: PB1)

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    $4.85
  • Binding, WBW 20/20/20, ABS

    Plastic makes a good binding/purfling due to its resiliency and ease in bending. You can rip the laminated bindings to use as purfling. Although our plastic binding is cut as cleanly as possible, it might be necessary to run the binding strips over a file (in a vice) prior to installation to further smooth out the edge.

    $3.76

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    Binding, WBW 20/20/20, ABS (ref: PBLM4)

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    $3.76
  • Binding, WBW 30/30/30, ABS

    Plastic makes a good binding/purfling due to its resiliency and ease in bending. You can rip the laminated bindings to use as purfling. Although our plastic binding is cut as cleanly as possible, it might be necessary to run the binding strips over a file (in a vice) prior to installation to further smooth out the edge.

    $3.76

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    Binding, WBW 30/30/30, ABS (ref: PBLM8)

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    $3.76
  • Binding, white Boltaron

    Plastic makes a good binding/purfling due to its resiliency and ease in bending. You can rip the laminated bindings to use as purfling. Although our plastic binding is cut as cleanly as possible, it might be necessary to run the binding strips over a file (in a vice) prior to installation to further smooth out the edge.

    $3.55

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    Binding, white Boltaron (ref: PB3)

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    $3.55

Tell us how many pieces of your binding you want to have bent to a dreadnought shape based on the PL48 plan. If you choose a cutaway shape, we will bend half the pieces to a cutaway and half to a non-cutaway.

Price shown is per piece of binding bent. 

Plastic binding does not have to be bent. 

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  • Bend binding to dreadnought shape based on our PL48 plan

    $3.50
    Bend binding to dreadnought shape based on our PL48 plan (ref: SVBBD)

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    $3.50
  • Bend binding to cutaway dreadnought shape based on our PL48C plan

    $4.37
    Bend binding to cutaway dreadnought shape based on our PL48C plan (ref: SVBBCUTD)

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    $4.37

Purfling goes between the binding and the top or back and provides contrast and beauty.  Depending on the length of the product you will need 1 or 2 for the top and 1 or 2 for the back. There should be enough remaining for an end graft if desired. You will find wood strips here as well.

The longer 64" purflings are easy as there is no joint required at the butt of the guitar. 

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  • Purfling, BW 10/10

    Anything on the edge of an instrument that isn't the outermost edge (binding) is called "purfling".

    Fiber veneer is very flexible and no bending is needed prior to installation. Wood veneer 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.

    $3.22

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    Purfling, BW 10/10 (ref: PFLMLG1)

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    $3.22
  • Purfling, BW 10/10

    Anything on the edge of an instrument that isn't the outermost edge (binding) is called "purfling".

    Fiber veneer is very flexible and no bending is needed prior to installation. Wood veneer 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.

    $2.08

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    Quantity Price You Save
    12 $1.99 Up to $1.03
    Purfling, BW 10/10 (ref: PFLMSH2)

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    $2.08
  • Purfling, BW 10/10

    Anything on the edge of an instrument that isn't the outermost edge (binding) is called "purfling".

    Fiber veneer is very flexible and no bending is needed prior to installation. Wood veneer 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.

    $2.08

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    12 $1.99 Up to $1.03
    Purfling, BW 10/10 (ref: PFLMSH1)

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    $2.08
  • Purfling, BW 20/20

    Anything on the edge of an instrument that isn't the outermost edge (binding) is called "purfling".

    Fiber veneer is very flexible and no bending is needed prior to installation. Wood veneer 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.

    $3.22

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    12 $3.09 Up to $1.57
    Purfling, BW 20/20 (ref: PFLMLG3)

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    $3.22
  • Purfling, BW 20/20

    Anything on the edge of an instrument that isn't the outermost edge (binding) is called "purfling".

    Fiber veneer is very flexible and no bending is needed prior to installation. Wood veneer 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.

    $2.08

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    12 $1.99 Up to $1.03
    Purfling, BW 20/20 (ref: PFLMSH6)

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    $2.08
  • Purfling, BWB 20/20/10

    Anything on the edge of an instrument that isn't the outermost edge (binding) is called "purfling".

    Fiber veneer is very flexible and no bending is needed prior to installation. Wood veneer 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.

    $1.65

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    12 $1.58 Up to $0.83
    Purfling, BWB 20/20/10 (ref: PFLMSH7)

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    $1.65
  • Purfling, BWB 20/20/20

    Anything on the edge of an instrument that isn't the outermost edge (binding) is called "purfling".

    Fiber veneer is very flexible and no bending is needed prior to installation. Wood veneer 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.

    $2.23

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    12 $2.14 Up to $1.09
    Purfling, BWB 20/20/20 (ref: PFLMSH8)

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    $2.23
  • Purfling, BW 20/20

    Anything on the edge of an instrument that isn't the outermost edge (binding) is called "purfling".

    Fiber veneer is very flexible and no bending is needed prior to installation. Wood veneer 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.

    $2.08

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    12 $2.00 Up to $0.99
    Purfling, BW 20/20 (ref: PFLMSH4)

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    $2.08
  • Purfling, BW 20/20, PVC

    Anything on the edge of an instrument that isn't the outermost edge (binding) is called "purfling".

    Fiber veneer is very flexible and no bending is needed prior to installation. Wood veneer 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.

    $1.82

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    12 $1.75 Up to $0.89
    Purfling, BW 20/20, PVC (ref: PFPLLM2)

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    $1.82
  • Purfling, BW 20/20, PVC

    Anything on the edge of an instrument that isn't the outermost edge (binding) is called "purfling".

    Fiber veneer is very flexible and no bending is needed prior to installation. Wood veneer 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.

    $1.82

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    12 $1.75 Up to $0.89
    Purfling, BW 20/20, PVC (ref: PFPLLM1)

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    $1.82
  • Purfling, BW diagonal check, framed in white

    Anything on the edge of an instrument that isn't the outermost edge (binding) is called "purfling". These all-wood marquetry strips add an appealing visual element to distinguish your instrument.

    $4.76

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    12 $4.55 Up to $2.50
    Purfling, BW diagonal check, framed in white (ref: PFMQ4)

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    $4.76
  • Purfling, BWB 10/10/10

    Anything on the edge of an instrument that isn't the outermost edge (binding) is called "purfling".

    Fiber veneer is very flexible and no bending is needed prior to installation. Wood veneer 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.

    $4.48

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    12 $4.29 Up to $2.30
    Purfling, BWB 10/10/10 (ref: PFLMLG2)

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    $4.48
  • Purfling, BWB 10/10/10

    Anything on the edge of an instrument that isn't the outermost edge (binding) is called "purfling".

    Fiber veneer is very flexible and no bending is needed prior to installation. Wood veneer 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.

    $2.57

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    12 $2.46 Up to $1.33
    Purfling, BWB 10/10/10 (ref: PFLMSH3)

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    $2.57
  • Purfling, BWB 10/20/10

    Anything on the edge of an instrument that isn't the outermost edge (binding) is called "purfling".

    Fiber veneer is very flexible and no bending is needed prior to installation. Wood veneer 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.

    $2.23

    Volume discounts

    Quantity Price You Save
    12 $2.14 Up to $1.09
    Purfling, BWB 10/20/10 (ref: PFLMSH5)