Cracks around neck pocket

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  1. Slowtwitch

    Slowtwitch Tele-Holic

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    What's the best way of dealing with these cracks?

    I'm thinking wicking in some thin CA should to the trick, or does it require something more, like stripping it all down to bare wood, soemhow getting in wood glue and clamping, etc....

    I suspect it was caused by a neck sitting too tight in the pocket, so that needs to be addressed obviously
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  2. drf64

    drf64 Poster Extraordinaire

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    I'd say CA and clamp. But I'm sure the experts will show up and tell me how wrong that is.
     
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    Boreas Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    CA. Clamp. Black magic marker or paint pen. Play. Avoid looking at the repair.
     
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    eallen Friend of Leo's

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    Pretty common fix. One solid color guitar CA it & clamp it. Color it while slightly recessed and depending on the finish, CA level. If finish is nitro drop fill with nitro & tape along the crack to minimize CA marring the finish.
     
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  5. Brendan

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    Are those cracks actually in the wood? Or just the finish?
     
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