Filing nut slots without files

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Review of Welding Tip Cleaner as Nut Slot Files ... Apparently, the recommended method for using these to slot a new nut is to start the slot with some sort of razor saw, and then finish with the tip cleaners/files. Overall, I would recommend giving these a try, but the more you spend for them, the more the return is diminished as you get closer to the cost of real files. Files - the tools for cutting the slots There are many files on the modern lutherie market for cutting slots in nuts and bridges, but most only became available years after I was doing this work. My background is in goldsmithing, and I simply adapted the tools and techniques I learned as a jeweler to work on musical instruments. Filing Nut Slots - Gibson Brands Forums - Page 2 Gibson Brands Forums: Filing Nut Slots - Gibson Brands Forums. Jump to content. ... Super glue a scrap piece of the appropriate string to a popsicle stick bingo nut file. It doesn't work as well with the unwound strings. 0 Back to top of the page up there ^ ... Filing Nut Slot w/ Tools Around the House | Telecaster ...

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The nut slot will have been produced for a 'standard' B string, about .054 .058 ish. Have you tried a slightly thinner B string? It might solve the problemAs there is no zero fret as a safety net if you over-widen the slot, and without the appropriate nut files, go with Dr. Mayhem's idea. Once the slot's...

Files - the tools for cutting the slots There are many files on the modern lutherie market for cutting slots in nuts and bridges, but most only became available years after I was doing this work. My background is in goldsmithing, and I simply adapted the tools and techniques I learned as a jeweler to work on musical instruments. Filing Nut Slots - Gibson Brands Forums - Page 2 Gibson Brands Forums: Filing Nut Slots - Gibson Brands Forums. Jump to content. ... Super glue a scrap piece of the appropriate string to a popsicle stick bingo nut file. It doesn't work as well with the unwound strings. 0 Back to top of the page up there ^ ... Filing Nut Slot w/ Tools Around the House | Telecaster ...

Nuts - how to cut the slots

Filing nut slots - new TUSQ nut. | The Gear Page However, filing a nut slot can be tricky as you want to make sure the open string pitch is formed from the bridge side of the nut or your intonation will be off. I file my slots at a slightly greater angle than the string path to the tuner to make sure the open string pitch is formed from the bridge side of the nut. Files - the tools for cutting the slots There are many files on the modern lutherie market for cutting slots in nuts and bridges, but most only became available years after I was doing this work. My background is in goldsmithing, and I simply adapted the tools and techniques I learned as a jeweler to work on musical instruments.