# Tools

Fret Cutter - Carbon Steel, for Cutting Stainless Steel Fret Wire
High quality carbon steel fret cutters for use with stainless steel fret wire. These newly designed cutters improve accuracy providing a flatter cut than other versions. Additionally the blades are designed for improved durability. The cutters can also be locked in the closed position for protection when not in use.
$39.95 Desoldering Pump - Manual, for removing solder Handheld desoldering pump for solder removal. The enhanced dual spring-loaded piston creates a powerful vacuum for easy removal of molten solder. The static free tip is self cleaning and made from a clog resistant material. The aluminum body is lightweight and durable.$16.95
Cutters - Diagonal, With Lead Catcher
Diagonal cutters with an attachment for catching cut leads. This set of cutting pliers is made from high quality carbon steel with a hardened finish. The catcher can also be removed for use with vacuum attachments.
28.95 Center Punch - Spring Loaded, Adjustable Force Spring loaded center punch with an adjustable force for aligning pilot holes when drilling into materials. The large handle makes the push-to-strike action simple and accurate. Rotating the red handle adjusts the force amount.6.45
Staking Tool Set - Anvil and Punch, for Eyelets and Turrets
Staking tool set that includes both the anvil and swage/punch. The set works with standard turret and eyelet sizes commonly used in amplifiers. The anvil also can be used with Y style turrets.
$12.50 Wire Stripper / Cutter - 8", 10-24 AWG Heavy duty wire strippers with additional cutting and crimping features. Capable of stripping 12 through 24AWG stranded wires and 10 through 22AWG solid wires, these strippers can handle most wires used in electronics.$15.95
Vise - PCB Holder, Benchtop, Adjustable Width
Benchtop PCB holder with an adjustable width that can fit PCBs up to 200x140mm. This holder has a sturdy base and the 360° rotation allows easy access to both sides of the board when working. The arms are slotted for different thicknesses allowing for secure clamping of 1.2mm, 1.8mm, 2mm, and 3mm PCBs.
$21.95 Gouge - Spoon Shape, Japanese, Steel, Shiragami High quality made in Japan spoon-shaped gouges for luthier work. These gouges have a hardness of HRC64 and a total length of 180mm. The hardwood handle features a flat end for hammering and a decorative handle. The blade material is Shiragami white steel. Starting at$30.95
Chisel - Flat, Japanese, Steel, Tataki-Nomi
High quality made in Japan flat chisels for luthier work. These chisels have a blade hardness of HRC63 and a total length of 225mm. The hardwood handle features a flat end for hammering,
Starting at $16.95 Brush - Flat Chip, 2”, 1500, applicator 2 inch flat chip brush great for applying tolex glue or any other purposes. This brush features a 4.75 inch wood handle.$2.25
Chisel - Flat, Japanese, Micro, 1.1mm
Small flat chisel with an offset handle allowing this tool to easily get into tight spaces for luthier work. The 1.1mm blade is made of high quality HSS steel and is perfect when precision is required for nut slots and elsewhere. Made in Japan.
$35.95 Wrench - Steel, Multi-Spanner, for guitar components A small, easily-portable tool designed for quick adjustments of various instrument parts (including nuts and thumb wheels), from potentiometers and pickup switches to tuning machines. One end is designed for loosening, the other is designed for tightening. The device has been chamfered and polished to avoid damage to your instrument when used.$9.00
PadBoard - Double Sided, Plated Holes, 3.15” x 1.97”
Prototyping circuit board that has a general purpose pad-per-hole pattern making it great for general purpose analog and digital use. It is a double-sided board with plated holes, which allows components to be easily soldered to either side of the board. A square pad is provided every 5th hole, which makes it easy to align components on the top and bottom of the board. An anti-tarnish coating protects the copper for a long shelf-life and provides easy soldering.
For fastening your project to a surface see our adhesive standoffs (S-H190-X)
Features:
• Pad-per-hole prototyping board with plated-thru holes. A square pad every 5th hole makes it easy to align components on top and bottom.
• Double-sided high-quality FR4 glass-epoxy circuit board with plated holes. Components can be soldered to either side.
• 1oz/ft2 copper with an anti-tarnish coating for easy soldering.
• 31 x 19 holes, 0.037" holes are drilled on 0.1" (2.54mm) centers. Four 0.125” mounting holes.
• Size 1 = 1.97 x 3.15in (50 x 80mm), 1/16" thick (1.6mm)
$2.95 T-Handle Drum Key - GrooveTech The GrooveTech puts a new 'spin' on drum keys with a unique sliding 'T' handle that allows quick and easy changing of drum heads without power tools. The handle can be slid from one end to the other for extra leverage - especially useful for high-tension drum corps tuning. Fit and finish is top-drawer, using heat-treated chrome vanadium alloy with a polished chrome finish. The detachable ¼"' drive drum key socket is made to precise tolerances.$15.95
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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 Hex Key Wrench Set - Allen®, Long Arm, 9 Piece, Metric High quality set of long arm metric hex keys from Allen®. This set includes 9 keys in a hinged holder for easy storage.$12.25
Pliers - Xcelite, serrated jaw, 5.5", Long Reach
5 1/2" Overall Length, 1 1/2" Jaw Length Product Features:
• Thin profile, long reach pliers
• For access into tight spaces
• Lightweight for maximum comfort
• For use in precision electronic assembly applications
• Features serrated jaws
• Features red grips
$19.95 Fret Slot Cleaning Saws - Ryoba, push / pull Fret slot saw with two blades, one for push-cutting and another for pull-cutting.$25.95
Flashlight - Dunlop, System 65 gig, adjustable brightness
The Dunlop System 65 Gig Light is a high lumen, road ready flashlight. At 3.7” in length it easily fits in a gig bag or pocket and can be safely secured with its metal belt clip. This flash light has three different modes that can be accessed by lightly tapping the power switch: high beam, low beam, and strobe. The beam can also be focused by adjusting the lens providing up to 100 yards of visible light with a tight focus. This waterproof flashlight runs on a single AA battery which is included.
$9.95 Filters - Weller, for bench top smoke absorber Package of 3 For replacement of the filters used in the benchtop smoke absorber S-TWSA350. Package of 3 • Carbon Activated Filters • Removes flux fumes from soldering workbench • Replacement for WSA350 Benchtop Smoke Absorber$11.65
Fret Press Caul - Converts Drill Press to Fret Press
Fret press caul. Perfect for converting your drill press or arbor press into a fret press. 3/8” shank. (Includes 2.5 mm hex key).
Used with radius inserts (S-T261) to press frets into guitar fret boards.
$34.95 Feeler Gauge - 20 Sizes, for measuring gaps / clearance Package of 20 This precise set of 20 feeler gauges in the luthier's workshop can perform a wide variety of functions to measuring with string action to measuring the correct nut slot depths, fret slot width, string to fret clearances, and other hardware installation work, these ground steel feeler gauges are marked in both metric and imperial measurements for easy use.$8.25
Adhesive - Bob Smith Industries, Insta-Cure Super Thin
Bob Smith Industries™ Insta-Cure™ Super Thin Cyanoacrylate. A must have for luthiers! Insta-Cure™ has a water-thin viscosity that wicks deep into joints by capillary action and cures in a matter of a few seconds (1-3 sec.). Surfaces to be bonded must be tight fitting (no visible gaps) and should be held together or clamped while you apply the CA around the edges of the seam. For glue applications with small gaps or looser fitting joints the higher viscosity Insta-Cure+™ is recommended.
• Water-thin consistency
• 1-3 second cure time
• For tight fitting applications
• Available in 1oz. and 2oz. sizes

WARNING: These products are eye and respiratory irritants. Product can bond skin instantly. Keep away from children!
Starting at $5.50 Tool - GrooveTech, Jack / Pot Tool Instrument and amp jacks are notorious for coming loose. And with a shallow nut and recessed cavity, access can be challenging. Until now, that is. The GrooveTech Jack and Pot Wrench provides three thin-wall sockets - ½", 7/16", and 12mm - in a compact four-inch tool to handle the most common sizes of jacks and pots on instruments, amps, and other audio gear. Add a dab of threadlocker, and you'll probably never have to deal with that loose jack again. Sockets are pro-grade with a dazzling polished chrome finish.$14.95
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