Chapter 12
Install the frets
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Install the frets,take a strip of fret wire straighten it check that the T section is not distorted get a block of " hard wood and saw a fret slot in it. Put the fret end in the slot in the wood block and file a bevel on it. Now run a little glue or shellac in the slot and wipe with a damp cloth,install the fret pressing and hammering gently starting at the ends. When the fret is bedded take a small three corner file and file until you can remove the fret wire. Go over the fret and make sure it is bedded,wipe away glue with a damp cloth dry the board and take a piece of strong "masking tape and tape over the fret pressing down the tape hard. Continue until the fingerboard is fretted.