True tone ST relic by Luthier Neil Haynes

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TrueTone Relic ST Guitar made by hand by head luthier Neil Haynes of Haynes guitars uk  . We make these to order totally hand made in house we make the necks body and pickups from scratch to 1950's or 106's or 1975 Stratocaster specifications . Pickups are also hand wound in house .

A new tweed case can be provided for delivery for £75.00 if required .

Appointments to veiw can be made if you are in the UK .

Other Fender colours and no relic or heavier relic options avalible .

Also can be customised to your pickup or bridge requirements just mail us .

Ther guitars are built using a combination of tradition and modern techniques by our skilled team here at our workshop in the heart of the UK. We have tried to get all the mojo of a 50s strat into this guitar from the classic aged Nitro Finish to the hand-wound Haynes 50s Pickups.

Body - American Alder       Neck - Candian Rock Maple 

Finish - Aged Nitro Neck with an Aged Sonic Blue Nitro body all other traditional colours available  just drop us a message after checkout.

Neck - 56 Soft V: 1st Fret: 21.8mm   12th Fret: 25.4mm   Nut Width: 42.35mm

Frets - Vintage Jescar 

Tuners - Hand Aged Gotoh         Bridge - Hand Aged Fender Tremolo

Pickups - Haynes Classic 50s Hand Wound Set

This Sonic Blue Strat is finished in a thin Nitro lacquer to let the wood resonate and our talented team have spent hours fantastically hand ageing this body, neck, hardware and plastics to match the feel and look of guitars from the 50s / 60s including lacquer checking and natural wear for a guitar of the age. As well as rolling the edges on the fingerboard.

This Stratocaster is hand made in the UK by our small, professional team of luthiers in the UK. 

Supplied in a fender tweed style case with case candy

Not quite what you’re looking for? Contact us for any custom requirements.

If you are in the UK and would like to come and try our TrueTone Relics out please get in touch and we can organise a day for you to come to our showroom.

Shipping Specs:

Shipping Weight: 6kg

Dimensions: 60 x 40 x 6 cm

Body thickness 44.45mm

Good to Know

All TrueTone guitars and basses are made in our UK workshop using traditional and modern guitar building methods. Every piece is overseen by the master, luthier Neil Haynes. All of our guitars are fully level, crowned and polished and receive a full set-up by our master luthier.

With over 20 years of experience as a luthier, Neil Haynes started as a master cabinet maker.

Neil's passion for music started at the age of six. A keen musician with an excellent ear, combining his love for wood and woodworking with his passion for music was the logical progression.

Guitar and Bass Build is renowned for the highest quality precision built instruments, using the best quality hardware and timber.

Each piece is carefully checked in all aspects; each one is held to incredibly high standards.

All of our bodies, necks and templates are UK made by our skilled team in our U.K workshop!!!

All of our Electric Guitar & Bass bodies are build to the highest quality and are all checked by our Master Luthier before leaving the workshop.

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We use safe and secure couriers to make sure your item reaches you in the same tip-top condition that it left our workshop. 

We use express delivery, so you'll get your parts as quickly as possible, and conveniently. You'll be able to track the delivery to know when to expect it. 


We try to ship all in-stock items from our workshop same-day on orders placed before 12.00 noon. 

For non-stock and bespoke parts, please note the dispatch times listed on the product pages. 

Delivery rates:

Express delivery is free of charge on all Bodies, Necks and Body blanks for UK orders. 

Rates for international orders vary by order and are calculated at checkout, but the following is a guide to our delivery rates:

UK: Bodies, Necks and Body Blanks: Free

UK: Orders comprising only pickups and other small accessories: £4.50 - £7.95

Europe: Bodies, Necks and Body Blanks: from £10

Europe: Pickups and other small accessories: £6.50 - £9.95

USA/Canada: Bodies, Necks and Body Blanks: from £20

USA/Canada: Pickups and other small accessories: £8.50 - £12.95


We have a 14 day returns policy. If you need to return an item please fill out the contact form on the returns page, here.

Please note that we cannot accept back returns if you change your mind on any bespoke item. However if an item is faulty we will of course address that with you. 

Q. Where are your bodies and necks made?
All of our bodies, necks, pickups and templates are proudly UK made by our team here in our workshop in Oxfordshire.

Q. Do you post abroad and what are the rates?
Yes, we'll calculate shipping rates at checkout for you, and you can quickly see if we ship to your country, here.

Q.Are all guitar and bass bodies and necks made in house?
Yes, all bodies and necks are made in house by experienced luthiers.

Q. Are we in any way affiliated with Fender?
No we aren't at all.

Q. Do you have a custom service available?
Yes please go to the customised Neck or Body Tab in the main menu and enter your specifications. If you have a requirement that isn't listed, please get in touch and we'll happily put together a bespoke quote for you.

Q. What are your order times for Custom Orders?
We currently have a 30-40 working day lead time on non-lacquered items and 45-60 working days on lacquered items but that depends on the finish. These are estimates and we try our best to get them out quicker than that to you.

Q. Do you have a custom spray shop service?
Yes, we certainly do. Please see the information tab in the main menu for examples of work and prices.

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