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Old 03-20-2017, 01:46 PM   #1
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sanding block

I see flat blocks and radius blocks. Can I ask which do you prefer? New build needs to be worked. Tele style neck.
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Old 03-20-2017, 01:52 PM   #2
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Re: sanding block

Flat blocks for flat surfaces.

Radius blocks for fretboard radius.

Flexible rubber blocks for contours (carved top, back of neck peghead and heel transitions etc.)
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Old 03-20-2017, 02:27 PM   #3
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Re: sanding block

For the fender radius on the frets
I would use a radius block?
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Re: sanding block

This is a subject that has come up time and again.
Use the radius block to sand the fretboard but never to level the frets....use a flat leveling bar, or a flat diamond stone for fret leveling.
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Old 03-20-2017, 02:44 PM   #5
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Re: sanding block

This is what I use and it works well. It's wide enough to make quick work of levelling, and also quite heavy.


You are more concerned about the string path of each individual string being straight and level. You should check your neck and frets with a straight edge prior to leveling to make sure there isn't something wildly out.

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Re: sanding block

Got it. Now I understand. Thanx so much.
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