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    Baritone tele build (Bruce)

    Hi guys I'm back....
    I'd like thank Adam for doing a Baritone neck.
    I've bought a 27" and I'm throwing it onto Tele body.
    I was going to do a borax/enamel dip for the finish, but it to good a bit of timnber to hide behind paint!
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    Yep true story Bruce, it would be a shame to hide that one. What are you thinking, grain pop and a light stain or clear?
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    A light cedar stain, I'm thinking 70's style colouring.
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    The supplied pick guard is not doing it for me.
    I might just make a min one to hold the neck pickup and show more of the timber.
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    You could always direct mount the Neck PUP, i always find something funny looking about those little pickup rings on a tele. That's completely personal view of course.
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    Yeh, I'll have to have a good think about it.
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    I've just given the body a quick sand, wiped it with a damp cloth to pop up the grain, sanded it again and p it a grain sealer on.
    It's starting to look pretty shmick!
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    Not bad at all Alm_63, is that ash or alder?
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    Andy it's an ash body, with a nice tight grain pattern
    I'm just starting the clear now after a couple of coats of sicans base coat.
    More pics later today.
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    Here is a mock of the build
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