Tools

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 $24.91
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
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
Multi Tool - Dunlop, System 65, for guitar / bass work
The Dunlop System 65 Multi Tool is a compact tool that can cover the gamut of setup work for guitars and basses. Whether it’s a pickup height issue, truss rod adjustment, or a tweak in the action, this multitool can do it all.
$11.95
Seizer forceps - Xcelite, 5.5" straight nose, serrated jaws
Seizer forceps. Product Features:
  • Versatile tool with unusual holding qualities
  • Clamps firmly to hold wires for soldering
  • Acts as a heat sink and retrieves small parts from hard-to-reach places
  • Precision-machined from perfectly tempered stainless steel
  • Box-joint construction
  • 3-position snap lock
  • Serrated jaws
$17.33
Soldering Iron Tip - Atten, Hoof, T900
Atten T900 soldering iron tips. The hoof style is great for soldering through hole components and many other situations such as SMD soldering. The flatted cylindrical tip is perfect for drag soldering surface mount components. These tips are an excellent choice for use with the S-ST-2090D soldering station and S-ST-2065D soldering iron.
Starting at $2.35
String Cutters - GrooveTech, for guitar and bass
GrooveTech developed the String Cutters specifically for Guitar and Bass strings. Guitar and bass strings are made of hardened stainless steel or nickel with thicknesses as high as 3mm. Ordinary diagonal cutters are designed for soft copper, and thus fail miserably when used on strings. GrooveTech String Cutters were developed specifically for this application, using a proprietary heat-treatment process. Despite its compact five-inch length, even “B” bass strings cut easily and your days of dented blades will be a thing of the past. Vinyl grips feel great in your hands.
$11.95
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
$70.95
Guitar Pick Punch - For Making DIY Picks
This guitar pick punch is great for making your own guitar picks out of a wide variety of material. Two pick sheets are included but it is also great for making novelty picks out of old gift cards, IDs, credit cards, hotel key cards, and anything else you can think of.
This pick punch makes a great gift for any guitar player.
$21.99
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
Truss Rod Driver - GrooveTech
Vintage-style truss rod nuts have long, thin slots and are made of unhardened steel, so normal slotted screwdrivers will cause damage – as evidenced on many vintage guitars and basses. GrooveTech developed two screwdrivers specifically for this application. Proper adjustment involves removal of the neck for full nut access, and our Standard Driver provides firm contact over the entire slot width for damage-free adjustment. The Cheater Driver™ allows quick minor adjustment without removing the neck. Both have oversized handles with extra-long shafts for a firm grip and easy access.
$11.95
Tip - Weller, Replacement for SP23 and SP23D
Package of 2
MT1 - 0.031" / 0.8 mm Conical Tip For Weller SP23 / SP25 Series Irons. Package of 2
  • Consumer tip series from Weller
  • MT series tips are plated with Electroless Nickel for ease of wetting during soldering
  • 10/24" Thread in tips for SP23 / SP25 series soldering irons
$9.35
Soldering Iron Tip - Weller, narrow screwdriver type, ST Series
Genuine Weller narrow screw driver (chisel) style tips for use with all ST Series compatible soldering irons. The narrow screwdriver style is great for soldering in hard to reach and narrow spots. These tips are an excellent choice for use with the S-TWLC100 soldering station.
For use with Weller Irons: SP40N, WP25, WP30, and WP35; and WLC100 station
$5.95
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
Adhesive Remover - Bob Smith Industries, Insta-Clean
Insta-Clean™ is ideal for removing price stickers and their adhesive residue. Insta-Clean™ will also remove scuff marks that regular household cleaners won't touch. Works on all surfaces, including: glass, cardboard, plastic, fiberglass and everything else. Uses
  • Stickers
  • Sticker Residue
  • Residue on Glass
  • Residue on Fiberglass

Directions: Spray directly onto the sticker to be removed. Let stand for 1 to 5 minutes and then peel off sticker and wipe clean.
$4.69
Hot Glue Gun - Atten, JQ-050, 50W
Atten JQ-050 50W hot glue gun. This glue gun is a great tool for diy projects of all kinds. With 50W of power and a fast heat time, using the gun is quick and easy. This glue gun uses 7mm glue sticks.
  • Rapid heating for quick use
  • Smooth glue delivery
  • Simple and convenient use
  • Suitable for DIY toys assembly, handmade items, repairs and more
$11.95
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).
$66.95
Soldering iron - Weller, WP35, controlled output
  • Input Voltage: 120
  • Power Consumption: 35 watts
  • Tip Temperature: 850ºF
  • Heating Element Type: Nichrome wound, fiberglass and ceramic insulated
  • Lightweight handle with cushion grip for ease of use and comfort
  • Comes with 1/8" screwdriver tip
  • Stand (S-TPH60) sold separately
  • Three wire grounded power cord for your safety
  • UL listed
Stand sold separately (S-TPH60)
$68.95
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
Tool - Antistatic Wrist Strap
Antistatic wrist strap with a banana plug connector and alligator clip attachment providing a variety of attachment options. This wrist strap is a great tool for handling static sensitive components. Features
  • Strong anti-static properties
  • High safety performance
  • Lightweight thermoplastic construction
  • Thin and soft elastic wrist band for a comfortable fit
  • Wrist band can detach from cable
$2.95
Wood Saw Rasp - High Carbon Steel, coarse side & fine side
Wood rasp - one coarse side for heavy work and one fine side for detailed work
Starting at $21.65
Neck Cradle - Dunlop, Maintenance Station
The self-aligning cradle rotates to provide full support to the back or front of the neck for increased stability during repairs or maintenance work.
$28.95
Screwdriver - Dunlop, System 65, four bits for guitars
The Dunlop System 65 Screwdriver is the perfect small sized tool for a gig bag or case. The four bits include two different Phillips heads and two different flat heads which can cover almost any screw used on guitars and basses.
$9.95
Solder - Kester 48, .031", Flux 66, Lead-free 1 lb Spool
Lead free solder, Sn96.5Ag3.0Cu0.5, 031" diameter, rosin flux, core 66. Kester SAC305 48 Activated Rosin Flux for cored solder wire was developed for lead-free applications to enable soldering of most common metals.
$99.75