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Building a 1963 Vintage Lake Placid Blue Telecaster - Installing the Pickguard

After finishing drilling the holes I removed the pickguard to clear away any wood particles and to "tap" down the raised edges of the screw holes from the finish. I did this to ensure now chipping around the screw holes and mostly to have the pickguard lay flat.

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