Tools

Saddle File - for Acoustic Guitar Saddle Slots
File for use in filing the saddle of acoustic guitars. Available in 2mm or 3mm options.
$12.75
String Cutters - Dunlop, System 65, heavy duty
The Dunlop System 65 String Cutter can cut through any strings. It will cut through .130” thick bass strings just as easily as a .010” guitar string. This is a great tool to keep nearby, easily fitting in a case or gig bag.
$9.95
Storage Box - for electronic components
This electronic component storage box works great for storing caps, pots, resistors and other electronic components. Made of plastic.
Starting at $6.25
String Action Gauge - Dunlop, System 65
The Dunlop System 65 String Action Gauge is a precision measurement tool for setups and adjustments. The gauge includes both metric and imperial measurements on opposite sides.
$10.95
Wrench - GrooveTech, Soundhole Truss Rod
GrooveTech soundhole truss rod wrench for acoustic guitars. Acoustic guitar truss rods need adjustment just like electrics, but manufacturers sure don't make it easy. Access is typically through the sound hole, sometimes through a brace to an unseen nuts. These wrenches allow quick access to nuts on most makes and models of acoustics, with a precision ball-end tip for easy fit, extra length on both segments of the blade, and an oversized handle for confidence when making adjustments. Professional-grade.
$12.95
Soldering iron station - Weller, WE 1010, 70W, digital display
The Weller WE1010 is an excellent soldering station for professional use and beginner hobbyists alike. With increased power and stability, the WE1010 is an upgrade in many ways for users of the WES51 and WTCPT soldering stations.
$135.95
Fret Hammer - Twin Heads, for delicate work
Precision luthier hammer with wooden handle. Dual sided head has a steel end and a plastic end to allow for delicate work. Can be used for applications such as ensuring a proper fret fitting.
Starting at $19.50
Precision Router Base - Support for Dremel Tool
A stable and versatile way to support your Dremel tool. This precision router base is the best way to hold a Dremel for freehand routing, inlaying, widening fret slots, and more. Made of brass, aluminum and machined steel, it features precision cutting depth adjustment with large thumbwheels to eliminate guesswork.
$49.95
Fret Slotting Miter Box - for guiding fret saws
Use this Fret Slotting Miter Box to accurately cut fret slots with a fretting handsaw. The ball-bearing guides make sawing easier and faster; they hold your fret saw perpendicular to the fingerboard and can be adjusted to match the blade precisely. You can quickly slot any board up to 3"" (76.2mm) wide, with adjustable depth of cut for any fret wire. You always have an unobstructed view of your work.
Made of rugged aluminum and 12" (304.8mm) long, this miter box has convenient mounting holes for firm attachment to your workbench, the mounting screws and spanners are included. Instructions also included.
$135.00
Fret Collars - Dunlop, System 65, for fret polish without taping
Package of 2
The Dunlop System 65 Fret Collars include everything you need for a quick fret polish without the need for taping the entire neck. Two sizes of flexible steel collars are included, 0.125 and .080.
$15.95
Fret File - Diamond, offset, for dressing and shaping frets
Diamond fret file with offset shape for more comfortable fret dressing and improved clearance over the guitar body at high frets. Both full length concave filing grooves (for medium and wide fretwire) uniformly coated with micro industrial diamond particle.
Starting at $66.95
Springs - Xcelite, replacement for S-TCN255
Replacement spring for S-TCN255 (Xcelite curved nose pliers).
$1.00
ZipWire - Jumper Cable Kit for circuits
Package of 120
The ZipWire™ Kit provides a convenient way to connect the signals in your projects. The wires can be unzipped for individual wires as needed and the color-coding can be used to organize power, ground and other signal types to keep your circuit organized. The rainbow colored ribbon cable provides the 10 standard electrical colors.
Starting at $9.50
Kit - BusBoard, Junior Genius Blinky Lights Kit
Junior Genius Kits are built for experimentation, learning and fun! Experience the joy of seeing your first LED light up. The Blinky Lights Kit leads you through 10 core activities, from a simple LED circuit up to more advanced transistor LED blinky light circuits, using standard parts on a real-world breadboard. Learn about voltage and current by using LEDs, resistors, capacitors and transistors. You'll be able to build circuits using a schematic diagram, and there's plenty of help to get you there. Simple examples make it easy to grasp the basics and 'What's Happening' and 'Things To Try' sections encourage you to dig deeper. You will get valuable assembly and troubleshooting experience as you learn to use a great experimentation tool, the solderless breadboard. Real hands-on experience means greater educational value. This next-generation science kit doesn’t seal the parts into simplified plastic blocks.
$27.95
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
Tool - IC Extractor / Puller
Hand-held IC extractor for use on a variety of chip sizes. The metal ends hook beneath the chip. When a pinching force is applied to the bends of the plastic, the metal ends clamp onto the chip and pull upward uniformly to avoid bending pins. This tool can be used on widths of 7mm and up.
$3.95
Fret Files - for Filing Fret Crowns
Solid steel crowning files with dual cutting edges for precision fret crowning. These should be in any luthier’s tool kit!
  • Made of solid steel
  • Soft rubber coating on the handle
  • Double sided (both sides are the same size)
  • 4-3/16” cutting surface
  • Available in three sizes to cover most fret sizes (small,medium,large)
Starting at $28.95
Fret File - for leveling across multiple frets
For filing straight across multiple frets to ensure that they are level.
$17.75
Probes - TAD, for Bias Master™, set of 2
Package of 2
Bias Master™ set of adapter probes for testing other types of tubes. For use with the S-TBM4-X Bias Master™ system.
Starting at $71.50
Needle Nose Pliers - Xcelite, 6", long
Extra long nose, Serrated jaws, Green cushion grips Product Features:
  • Long needle nose pliers
  • Extra long nose
  • Features serrated jaws
  • Features green cushion grips
$39.95
ProtoBoard - Fits 1590BB, 1 sided, 2-hole strips
Prototyping circuit board (PCB) designed to fit the Hammond 1590BB die-cast aluminum enclosure. It has a convenient 2-hole pattern, which provides an easy way to connect parts while maximizing usable board area. It can be used as a stand-alone prototyping board, or installed in a Hammond 1590BB enclosure. For fastening your project to a surface see our adhesive standoffs (S-H190-X). Features:
  • Single-sided high-quality FR4 glass-epoxy circuit board.
  • Convenient 2-hole pattern provides an easy way to connect parts.
  • 1oz/ft2 copper with an anti-tarnish coating for easy soldering.
  • 0.042" holes are drilled on 0.1" (2.54mm) centers. 4 mounting holes.
  • PCB Size 3.20 x 4.25 in (81.3 x 108.0 mm)
$5.50
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
Solder station - Weller, WLC100, 40 watts
40 Watts Soldering Station for Hobbyist and DIYer
  • Input Voltage: 120
  • Output Voltage: 120
  • Power Consumption: 5 - 40 watts
  • Temperature Range: 900ºF max
  • On/Off switch with "power-on" indicator light
  • Variable control produces 5 to 40 watts
  • Natural sponge tip cleaning pad
  • Ideal for hobbyist, DIYers and students
  • Includes 1/8" screwdriver tip
  • UL listed
$67.95
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