Luthier Parts & 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
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
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, 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
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
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
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
Fret Press - Handheld, 4 cauls, for seating frets
Handheld fret press is a professional fretting tool that gives you finer control over the pressure needed to seat a fret into the slot - you can actually feel it seating! It eliminates complicated clamping setups, so your press-in fret jobs go faster. There's a self-leveling upper caul that adjusts easily to any neck. Used with radius inserts (S-T261) to press frets into guitar fret boards. This method is preferred by many as an alternative to hammering the frets in. Includes 4 interchangeable support cauls.
$109.95
Fret File - 600 grit, 3 radiuses, diamond, for Crowns
600 grit diamond-plated file. 3 different, (small, medium, large) radiuses in one file. 130mm file length, 230mm total.
$104.95
Knob & Bushing Puller - for Easy Removal From Guitar
The Knob and Bushing Puller's clear acrylic housing has a rubberized base to help protect the guitar's finish. The square unit has 2 ends- one end for pulling knobs, the other end can work with the attached hardware to easily extract Gibson, Schaller or Gotoh bridge and tailpiece stud bushings, without damaging the guitar Includes 6 bolts and 2 flat washers for pulling various bushing threads:
  • 5/16-20
  • 5/16-24
  • 5/16-18
  • 10-32
  • M5
  • M6
  • M8

Roughly 0.065" clearance between the bottom of the knob and the top of the guitar required for knob puller attachment.
$37.00
Fret File - for Filing Fret Ends, pencil shape
Made in Japan. File specially designed for fret end work. Used for rounding fret ends and deburring. Size small = 1 mm for small frets. Size medium = 2 mm for medium frets. Size large= 3 mm for large frets.
$34.25
Care Pack - Lizard Spit, for Guitar / Bass
This Lizard Spit Guitar and Bass Care Pack contains 4 oz. Fretboard Conditioner, 4 oz. Guitar Polish, and a Lizard Spit Micro Fiber Cloth, everything you need to keep your guitar or bass in good condition and looking brand new!
$21.00
Guitar Setup Mat - Dunlop, System 65
Work on your guitars without the worry of scratching the finish. This thick neoprene mat measures 17 7/8” x 23 ¾”. The tight webbing on the surface ensures no marring and helps keep debris from sticking to the mat.
$15.25
Fret Rocker - for Identifying Uneven Frets
Fret rocker luthier tool. Four precision ground flat edges having lengths: 4.0”, 3.0”, 2.0” and 1.3”. Perfect for finding the source of fret buzz. Place the flat edge over three frets at a time and try to rock the tool. If the tool rocks, you’ve located the uneven fret.
$8.75
Fret Saw - Standard Model, for cutting fret slots
Standard fret slot cutting saw with 0.50/0.60 mm pitch. Made in Japan. Overall length = 324 mm (12 ¾”) Cutting Length = 115 mm (4 ½”) Blade Depth = 30 mm (1 3/16”)
$24.95
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
Fretboard Conditioner - Lizard Spit, 4 oz.
Removes dirt and stains and slows oxidation of frets. Protects against drying and cracking by moisturizing and conditioning to preserve fret board life. Use Lizard Spit Guitar Polish for finished surfaces.
$9.95
Superlube Gel Pen - Dunlop, System 65
Keep everything moving smoothly on your guitar with the Superlube Gel Pen. A flexible spatula tip helps to control where the lube goes for an easy application. Be it saddles, nut slots, tremolo parts, or elsewhere, this lubricant is safe for all stringed instrument maintenance.
$8.15
Sanding - Diamond Sheet, 75x150mm, Self-Adhesive
75 x 150mm diamond self-adhesive sheets, for S-T229-X sanding blocks.
$23.95
Lubrication - Dr. Duck's, Ax Wax & String Lube, Organic
For use on the entire fretboard, headstock, front,sides, back and pickguards. Also cleans and lubes bridge saddles, fine tuners on locking tremolo systems, tuning machine knobs and posts. US made with US materials, 4 oz.
$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
Fret Slot Cleaning Saws - Ryoba, push / pull
Fret slot saw with two blades, one for push-cutting and another for pull-cutting.
$25.95
Polish - Lizard Spit, VIP Vintage for Instruments, 4 oz.
Lizard Spit vintage polish for all paint surfaces. Removes: Old wax build-up without causing chemical reactions commonly associated with other products. Produces: Brilliant Shine.
$14.41
Refill Pack for Ultimate Fret Polishing System - Lizard Spit
Package of 24
This pack includes 24 fresh fret polishing pads for use with the Lizard Spit Ultimate Fret Polishing System, S-CMP15.
$4.50