VIDEO: How to Make Old Time Copper Wire Frets
Updated: Jan 10, 2022
I'm building an old fashioned one-string cigar box guitar and decided to use copper wire frets. Here's the simple way of doing it.
bare copper wire (found in the picture hanging section of a hardware store)
Needle nose pliers
Hammer (such as the C. B. Gitty Fretting Hammer shown here)