Binding Jig

$425.00 CAD

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Our binding jig is another great product based on designs used by luthiers Jean Larrivee, Sergei de Jonge and Mark Kett. It offers a number of features not available on any other commercial binding jigs. 

This jig differs from others on the market; it remains stationary while the guitar body gets rotated over the jig. It consists of a base on which to attach a router, and a series of aluminum sliders.

Advantages to our binding jig:

-The slot is cut square to the sides since the jig references off the side of the guitar

-No need to change bearings or cutters; cutting depth and width can be adjusted in a matter of seconds using the depth adjustment on the router and by changing the size of the slider

-Repeatable cutting depths are quickly achieved with this setup

-Maximum binding/purfling width of .235", wider than other popular bit bearing kits on the market

-Easily adjust cutting width in .005" increments with fiber tape for precision channels

-No bearing marks left in the side of the guitar

-Compact design for easy storage

Includes everything needed to cut binding channels, except the router. This jig is designed for use on acoustic guitars. It requires a minimum body depth of 3". 

Our jig is designed to work with a wide variety of mid/full-sized fixed base routers. It will not work with some laminate trimmers. Please contact us if you have questions about routers for this jig.  Custom low-profile binding jig (for archtop guitars) available by special order. Please contact us for more information. Check out our demo video.


Please allow approximately 3 for shipping. Contact us for for more information on lead time. 

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Welcome to CLS! We are working to maintain a turnaround time of aproxiamtly 2 week on radius dish and Troji orders. However due to a continuing high volume of orders the wait is currently longer. We will contact you after you place your order to confirm your aproximate wait time. Thank you for your understanding. We look forward to serving you!