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And now they are all done, with just the littlest bit of original
flatness on the top surface.
I'll bevel and round the ends just the way I normally do when I'm refretting with modern "T" frets. There's a more clear description in the article on refretting the D-35.
One more pass with my jack plane body sanding block and 600 grit paper to make sure I've leveled all the frets evenly:
And now, a rubdown starting with 600 grit, and buffing with Micro Mesh and 0000 steel wool:
Set up & restrung, done at last!
The effort was worth it. This fine guitar plays like a new instrument, has full height at the saddle, and the fingerboard looks as good as the day it was born.
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