Nice workmanship and very solid. I have shown it to several people and promoted your brilliant design. Now I haven't used it yet. I had a Taylor the other day and even though I had calculated how many 000's to take off, I struggle to only take off that much. And I was using Stewmac's new version with the rolling bearings.
You can be 100% solid and confident that you know what's going to happen underneath with your design. Congrats on a great design. Can't wait to use it for real. I've used your Saddle Master a couple of times now with good results. What can I say, I just love tools.
But I promptly sent it back. Turns out the way you use one of those is to turn the screws to protrude the saddle blank just enough to keep the wheels from rolling, and that then gives you your Zero point. BUT, that point is not with the blank flush with the bottom of the jig, but rather proud about 0.014 or so.You then turn the screws to get the addition blank exposed, but you're measuring by difference, not the exact amount exposed. A very unsatisfying way to do things, and sure to make getting a saddle sanded to within 0.010 or so much more of a challenge. Amazing Acoustic Guitar Saddle Tool, Extremely Accurate, Simple to Use, Thanks! Very high quality construction; simple, clean and very heavy will last a lifetime. The SADDLEMASTER comes with two sets of feeler gauges that allow the tool to take the exact amount of material off without guessing. The full kit includes the instruction manual the base assembly, push pin, shoe guard, feeler gauge set and Allen wrench. I like to use 150 or 180 grit 3M Wetordry Paper on the plate. The SADDLEMASTER is made in the USA with the exception of the feeler gauges, Allen wrench and couple of screws. I personally made the feeler gauge pouches myself. Copy and paste the following link for a demonstration. The item "Acoustic guitar saddle tool, luthier set up tool, luthier tool, BLOWOUT PRICE" is in sale since Wednesday, June 15, 2016. This item is in the category "Musical Instruments & Gear\Guitars & Basses\Guitar Builder/Luthier Supply". The seller is "kaseman0_2" and is located in League City, Texas. This item can be shipped worldwide.