Luthier Parts & Tools

S-T213 Nut File - Edge-Cut, for slotting guitar nuts
Edge cut nut files in popular gauges specially designed for slotting nuts. These files cut a smooth, round bottom slot. Also great for slotting tune-o-matic bridge saddles! 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.
  • 4.5” cutting edge
  • Double sided (both sides are the same gauge)
  • 10 gauges available
  • Sold individually*
  • Made In Japan

*See S-T213-SET for a set of all 10 sizes.
Starting at $11.50
S-T212-X Nut Files - Double Edge, for guitars, 3 sizes
Package of 3
Double edge nut files featuring popular guitar gauges specially designed for slotting nuts. Each set of files is specifically designed for guitars of a particular type. 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
  • Set of 3 files
  • Made In Japan
Starting at $59.95
S-T213-SET Nut File - Edge-Cut, for guitar, 10 sizes
Package of 10
Edge cut nut files in popular gauges specially designed for slotting nuts. These files cut a smooth, round bottom slot. Also great for slotting tune-o-matic bridge saddles! 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.
  • 4-1/2” cutting edge
  • Double sided (both sides are the same gauge)
  • Set of 10 files
  • Made In Japan

Set contains one of each size:
  • 0.010"
  • 0.013"
  • 0.016"
  • 0.024"
  • 0.028"
  • 0.032"
  • 0.036"
  • 0.042"
  • 0.046"
  • 0.056"
$119.95
S-T253 Nut Slotting Gauge - Digital, luthier tool
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.
$66.95
S-T219-X File Set - Needle files, 5 types, for precision work
Package of 5
Set of files for precision work.
Includes:
  • flat
  • half round
  • round
  • square
  • three square (i.e. triangular)
Starting at $15.20
S-T238 Radius Gauges - Notched, stainless steel
Package of 4
Solid, high quality stainless steel radius gauges, notched version. Use during fingerboard/fret shaping to accurately measure your progress and eliminate mistakes. Can also be used when shaping a nut/saddle or when setting string radius at the bridge. Great for working on compound radius necks. This is an essential tool for a luthier/tech’s bench. Narrow gauges are used for measuring at the nut to the 7th fret, while the wide gauges are used for measuring at the 7th and higher numbered frets.
  • Gauge 1+2 has 7.25", 9.5", 10", and 12" radiuses
  • Gauge 3+4 has 14", 15", 16", and 20" radiuses
  • Notched version great for taking measurements with strings on
  • Set of 4
$29.95
S-T218-SET File Set - for Nut And Saddle Shaping
Package of 3
Set of files for control over shaping nuts and saddles.
  • Half-round shape
  • Flat shape
  • Triangle shape
$57.00
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