Cutting Control Plate Off of Strat Pickguard

Re: Cutting Control Plate Off of Strat Pickguard

Postby Mr.Burns » Sat Jul 28, 2012 4:44 pm

I had the same idea, do the brass work myself. Unless you have access to a mill, the slot for the switch will be impossible. At least impossible to make it look decent. I had milobender make my plate, and cut the slot, as well as the countersunk holes. He graciously left me the drilling of the control hole locations, because I wanted to lay them out myself. Use good drill bits, you want the holes to be nice and clean, and you wouldn't want to hurt your plate.

I decided after I got the plate that it was much nicer than I could have done on my own, and I was glad I had an expert make it.
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