reliced wood finish- treated?

Discussion in 'Telecaster Discussion Forum' started by portside, Jan 30, 2019.

  1. portside

    portside TDPRI Member

    Jan 29, 2019
    Years ago when I first started playing guitar I ordered a lefty, the shop gave me an SG to use as a loner in the meantime. The finish was totally sanded off & by the time I returned it the sweat stains were horrible, all black & ingrained into the wood.

    So I started wondering about these aged/ reliced guitars. Do these worn 'aged' areas get treated with anything by the mfg. like a sealer or is it simply bare wood?
    Last edited: Jan 30, 2019
  2. Clifton C

    Clifton C Tele-Holic

    Aug 26, 2010
    A loaner, maybe?

    It wouldn't surprise me if they left out a protective coat in order to accelerate the aging process of the guitar.
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