Guitar fret arbor presses - buy ONE press for fretting

Customize your manual arbor press for guitar fretting

Whether you’re a luthier by trade or dabble in DIY guitar repairs, avoid the hassle and the stress of fret hammers with a manual arbor press. A manual press from Janesville Tool ensures each guitar fret is seated properly. If you're still clinging to your hammer because "that's how they did it in the old days," a hand press could very well have you changing your tune. Using a manual hand press machine is more precise and minimizes the time you have to spend leveling the frets later on. 

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Arbor Press for Guitar FrettingFret Arbor Press Machine for Guitar FrettingAll Janesville Tool & Manufacturing arbor presses are 100% American-made and built to exacting standards. This guarantees consistent seating of the frets that can be hard to achieve with just a cheap fretting hammer.

The best sounding guitar is made of the best material and flawlessly crafted. An industrial-grade hand press from Janesville Tool & Manufacturing makes refret jobs easier and more consistent. Hammers or cheap hand clamps will NOT get you the same results and stand the test of time. This is a one-time purchase you'll never have to make again.

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Benefits of guitar fretting with a manual arbor press:

  • Even fret installations
  • Faster
  • Quieter than a hammer

Using a fretting hammer is loud and if done incorrectly, the frets can loosen and even fall out. Not to mention the added stress you’ll feel hammering on a neck.

Don’t risk damaging new frets or a fretboard by using a fretting hammer on your guitar. Investing in a manual press means you can rest easy knowing each fret will be properly installed the first time. Whether you’re working on your own collection or repairing and building guitars to sell, you'll be able to seat frets consistently with a Janesville Tool manual arbor press. These are top-of-the-line presses your grandchildren could be using 50 years from now, should they follow in your footsteps.


Contact Janesville Tool & Manufacturing if you have any questions about customization options.