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I got a Zona woodcraft saw in the end, as it was the only one I could afford.
I hope so. The kerf is 0.022 and the tang on my wire is 0.023. It might be a tight squeeze but I will make it fit.
Try using a framing square or a machinist's square against the side of the fret board to keep the saw steady when you cut. A small drop of super glue should hold the loose frets in place.
I will give that a go next time. Its a bit frustrating as the test cuts on scrap wood were perfect and the wire is nice and snug. Least I have a pretty bit of scrap wood now.
You could also try marking your cut with a knife rather than a pencil. That gives your saw blade something to track in. Less chance of wobble and wander. But, still use the square.
I did do that (cut with a knife) but I still got a wobble on a few frets. I think I got a little over confident after the first few frets went well. But hey, its my first build of a fretted instrument so its not going to be perfect. Well that's what I keep telling myself.