i have been cutting fret slots then gluing fret board to neck then stain and frets last. Is this way ok? I haven't had any problems but to know if its better one way or the other. 

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Mike

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That's how I make mine, stain before installing frets.. It works. I glue my fretboards to the neck, and trim/finish sand the fretboard, cut my fret slots, then stain after cutting the slots. Whatever works for you...it's all good.

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