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by Steve Kelfer
Thu Nov 15, 2018 8:33 am
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: fret levling - radius block or straight edge
Replies: 15
Views: 5009

Re: fret levling - radius block or straight edge

Thanks for all the replies. I'm learning that this work is part science, part art. Now how does one become proficient at being scientifically artful? Or maybe artistically scientific? :lol:
by Steve Kelfer
Wed Nov 14, 2018 8:24 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: fret levling - radius block or straight edge
Replies: 15
Views: 5009

Re: fret levling - radius block or straight edge

So I think what you are saying is that the string path on most guitars goes from the nut to the bridge in a straight line and you want your frets to be perfectly level down this straight-line matching the string path. When I say it like that it makes perfect sense. But then I think about places on t...
by Steve Kelfer
Wed Nov 14, 2018 5:46 pm
Forum: Tools and Jigs
Topic: fret levling - radius block or straight edge
Replies: 15
Views: 5009

fret levling - radius block or straight edge

Greetings, I am new to this forum. Before I ask for assistance I would like to thank the administrators of this forum for allowing me the privilege of posting. It is appreciated. I'm not a professional Luthier, but rather an avid guitar player with numerous instruments to maintain and I am endeavori...