#1
So after playing a steel stringed for about 2months (I've only played on a classical prior) I've developed those ugly beginner calluses, once again, that looks like I've mauled my fingertips with some razors.

Is it ok if I rub them down to make them look neat with this http://images.musicstore.de/images/GALLERY_ACC0002143-000_1_images390.jpg ?

It actually kinda works, but am I supposed to do that to the calluses?

2nd question - I have started getting some callus on my side of my barre finger... is that a sign that the guitar has too high of an action?
#2
first question answer: no, you don't do anything to your callouses, you just let them be and just keep playing and they look good after a while. the pick looks like it's used for nails.

2nd: if you use barre chords, you're index finger is likely to start callousing. this again is a good thing. not sure about the action though.
#3
If they're really rough, you can take an emory board (Yep, used on nails) and sand down the rough patches.. you won't be taking off a lot of the calluses, but it will help smooth them out... that's about all I'd do.. leave them alone, and they'll condition themselves...

starting over with calluses sucks...
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#4
hey, I've been playing for about 2 years now and still have calluses on my fingertips but never developed any calluses on my side finger for barre chords. I suggest removing them after a while so you bring the calluses out again. If you keep doing this they will not be visible anymore after a while.