"Welding tip cleaners work pretty good for filing at different gauges for bone,plastic or corian. I use a triangle file on metal nuts. Make sure the Nut is highest where the string comes off of it. (opposite the tuners)"
"Here's a trick. Use the cutoff part of the fatter wound strings as a file for that string's slot. Gives you the proper size and shape slot.
The slots in your pic are way too wide and deep - those strings in there will…"
"I want to remove these .022, .014. 010 strings, and put Medium strings on, the problem is when I do this the strings do not fit in the grooves of the metal part of the Neck (forgive me I am CBG newbie)!! So when I place the Medium gauge on the…"
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