Good fretwork doesn't happen by accident! Learn all the techniques needed to do a killer fretjob.

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About This Course

Welcome to the Robert O’Brien Online Fretwork Course. This course, presented by Kent Everett of Everett Guitars, will teach you everything you need to know to do a professional fretjob. Everything from fretboard preparation to final dressing and polishing of the frets is covered. Sit back and watch as Kent works his magic and passes along valuable information learned from 40 years of experience and having done a ton of fretjobs. The course was filmed in High Definition and contains over 3 hours of quality video instructions with all the ins and outs of how to do a professional fretjob.

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It has never been easier to learn how to do a killer fret job. Happy Fretting!

I thought Kent shared some great information on Fretwork and had a brilliant sense of humour throughout too. Dermot
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I finished the rest of the course today and enjoyed it a lot – in addition to learning a lot of new information (and I already built one of those 13th fret cauls) Larry
Thanks for putting together these excellent tutorial videos on Fretwork. Dermot
I thought Kent shared some great information on Fretwork and had a brilliant sense of humour throughout too. Dermot
I thoroughly enjoyed Kent Everett’s fretwork videos Russ
I purchased your ‘fret” (online) class and just finished refretting one of the Martin guitars I use for “work’ With EVO Gold frets. Have been a working guitarist and session singer for the last 40 years. The guitar came out great thanks to Kent’s tutelage!! Larry
The fret course I purchased was worth it, just the 3 or 4 details I learned was easily worth 85$. Will save me much time and MONEY! Jason
This course was a light bulb moment for me making an otherwise gnarly, time consuming and no-fun task into a breeze. Peter
Intro 2:08
Lesson 1: Preparing the fretboard 17:47
Lesson 2: Checking slot depth 1:50
Lesson 3: Cleaning the slot 13:15
Lesson 4: Fretboards with inlay 12:11
Lesson 5: Fretwire 2:59
Lesson 6: Prepping the fretwire 1:44
Lesson 7: Cutting fretwire to length 5:09
Lesson 8: Removing the tang 6:17
Lesson 9: Installing the frets 9:33
Lesson 10: Installing the frets over the body 6:33
Lesson 11: Sizing the fretboard 1:40
Lesson 12: Gluing frets 11:11
Lesson 13: Filing fret ends 10:12
Lesson 14: The picket fence 3:07
Lesson 15: Roasting coffee 6:01
Lesson 16: Words of wisdom 4:40
Lesson 17: Leveling 4:31
Lesson 18: Recrowning 11:46
Lesson 19: Dressing fret ends 11:36
Lesson 20: Finishing the fretboard 6:22
Lesson 21: One more thing 1:47
Lesson 22: Pulling frets 5:57
Lesson 23: Q&A 14:01
Conclusion 2:13
The 10 Steps and Bloopers 3:30