#1
I've got some sharp fret ends and the files I've got on hand seem to want to cut into the wood no matter what I do, even with masking tape. So I'm considering getting some more specialised stuff from stewmac:

http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Tools/Files/Fret_End_Dressing_File.html
http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Tools/Files/Fret_Beveling_File.html
http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Tools/Files/Three-in-one_Fret_File.html

Which of those would be my best bet? I'm wondering if the beveling file would get in close enough to get the places where the frets are sharp, or if the fret end dressing file would be enough on its own.
#4
I built a bevelling tool using this tutorial, its about half way down the page and is slightly different to the one posted above.

http://www.projectguitar.com/tut/fretting.htm

It works great but all bevel tools will slightly bevel the edge of your fretboard if you file for long enough, this is probably a good thing as it gives you an indication all the frets are bevelled fully and makes the edge of the fretboard a little more comfortable to play on.


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#5
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I built a bevelling tool using this tutorial, its about half way down the page and is slightly different to the one posted above.

http://www.projectguitar.com/tut/fretting.htm

It works great but all bevel tools will slightly bevel the edge of your fretboard if you file for long enough, this is probably a good thing as it gives you an indication all the frets are bevelled fully and makes the edge of the fretboard a little more comfortable to play on.



Do what he says, I've also made that filing tool and it beats anything else I've ever tried hands down. The results are immaculate, seriously, you will not regret the hour and $5 spent making that tool, ever.
#6
He has sharp fret ends the fret ends are already bevelled. I us a fret crowning file on the ends of the frets and a sanding sponge if that's not enough.