cleaning fretboard

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by dadodetres, Aug 16, 2013.

  1. dadodetres


    Dec 19, 2004
    So the fretboard in my 78 jazz needs to be clean.
    Im attaching 2 pics to show.

    How and with what do you suggest me cleaning it?


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  2. Pilgrim

    Pilgrim Supporting Member

    Dampen a cloth, wipe it down. Don't soak it, just damp is fine.

    Let it dry and play it.
  3. metalhead398


    Jul 23, 2013
    I remove the strings (and usually change them anyways) and use stuff called the natchez solution. You can order it from It's thick yellow goopy stuff for cleaning wood furniture, but it works well on my bass. Just put some on a cloth, wipe the fretboard, leave it for an hour, wipe excess, and you're done.