Neck Pocket Routing Template for Fender

Neck Pocket Routing Template for Fender

Neck Pocket Routing Template for Fender For Guitar

For Guitar

Item # 2276
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Neck Pocket Routing Template for Fender For Bass

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Neck Pocket Routing Template for Fender

About This Item

Create perfectly shaped bolt-on neck pockets.

Accurate template placement is easy—crystal clear routing templates allow you to see the guitar body underneath. Simply align the template's laser etched centerlines with the markings on your guitar to get the placement right every time.

StewMac's improved templates are now thicker with smooth laser-cut edges. Correct depth measurements are etched right on the template, so you don't need to puzzle over cavity dimensions, we've done that work for you.

"These improved, thicker templates mean I don't have to shim or double up templates to get contact with the router bearing."
—Erick Coleman, guitar repairman and StewMac tech advisor

Create precision cavities every time:
Align the template's centerlines with those you drew on your guitar. All you need is Double-stick Tape to keep the template in place. Use the Bosch Colt Router to lower your Ball-bearing Router Bit into the wood and make several shallow passes until the bearing rides smoothly along the template edge. When the bearing can ride against the cavity wall, remove the template so you can rout to the recommended depth engraved on your template.

Neck Pocket Routing Templates are for routing the body cavity to accept a Fender-shaped guitar or bass bolt-on neck. Each sold separately.

#2276 For Guitar has a radiused heel profile on one end, shaped for Stratocaster®, Jaguar®, Jazzmaster®, and Mustang® necks. The opposite end has a square heel for a Telecaster® neck.

#2277 For Bass is shaped for necks with radiused heels. One end is sized for Jazz Bass® and P-Bass®, while the other is for Fender short scales, like Musicmaster® and Mustang®.

  • Thickness: 3/8" (9.53mm)
  • Outer dimension: 18" x 3-7/8" (457mm x 98.42mm)
  • Clear acrylic
  • Laser etched centerlines and depth measurements


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5.0

Great neck pocket template for the money

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This will make a nice and tight neck pocket perfect for and Fender shaped neck nice and ticket template as well easy to use just want i needed.

5.0

Quality plus

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Really well made, makes life so much easier.

5.0

Works perfectly

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Verified Buyer


I needed to convert a Strat neck pocket to a Tele neck pocket. This was simple and easy to use. Much better alternative to sanding the Tele neck heel.

5.0

great for longer neck pockets

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Verified Buyer


i've recently taken up building basses more seriously, and taking measurements of all my previous basses and their neck body pockets and realized some where longer then others, hence the longer neck pocket template allows for depth, access, etc. I wish instead of the 4 string short scale there was a option(s) for 5 string, or 6 string, neck pocket templates. just a little more work to do (convert width for a 5 string neck pocket)

5.0

Excellent quality !!!

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Excellent quality !!!

5.0

Great

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This is my second one. Because the first one was thinner than this one the bearing on the router bit burned a couple bad places in the plastic rendering it useless but this one worked really great.

4.0

DONT SKIMP ON NECK POCKETS!

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Tapered neck pockets must be perfectly aligned with the bridge or your guitar project will become Flea Market Material. Being able to see though allows you to align with marks and features of the gutar. The straight line down center is extremely helpful. The template will cut exactly 2.220" which happened to be EXACTLY perfect fit for my Carvin neck. Fender necks at 2.190" will need the tape on the inside of the template. Oh what fun it was to snap the neck into the perfect pocket taper - and I mean it couldn't have fit better. So why 4 Stars? Well - even though Stew Mac recently beefed up the thickness to 3/8" - the template - in my opinion - works best with bottom up router tables not top down routing. Even with my little router carefully straddling the pocket, the open corner will sag with router weight. You have to be extremely careful. So what I did was shim up and level the open end of the template from the table. I had to skim .010" off the bottom of the pocket to correct this tiny mistake. This is my fault not Stew Mac - and they can't make this thing too expensive either. If you have to do neck pocket work whatever you do, don't skimp here!

5.0

Nice piece

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Verified Buyer


Worked well did a great job.

5.0

Jig that will make you dance one

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I bought this to make a pocket on a unique build. I made the body from alder, but I don't make my own necks. I ordered a Fender lic. telecaster replacement neck, and this template helped me make a perfect pocket. It ended up being a little larger than the neck, but I think that's because I didn't let the wood acclimate enough before routing. I would recommend this to anyone who suffers from measuring anxiety like I do. Hope this helps.

5.0

Great product !

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These templates made routing the neck pocket , pickup cavities in the tele build I’m working on so easy !

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