Epoxy a fretless neck

Discussion in 'Hardware, Setup & Repair [BG]' started by Mojo-Man, Oct 25, 2005.

  1. Mojo-Man

    Mojo-Man Supporting Member

    Feb 11, 2003
    I've got a 70's fretless p-bass neck I'd like to epoxy.
    How many coats?
    Should I sand between coats?
  2. skewh


    Sep 5, 2005
    Ithaca, NY
    Jaco used six to seven coats, with a paintbrush (or so he said in an interview I heard). As far as sanding goes, I don't know about that, as I haven't tried it myself, but I think if you apply six or seven thin coats, and make sure that they are even, sanding would not be necessary.

    Good luck! :cool:

    P.S. - If you've got some extra cash lying around, I would recommend having this guy do it . . .

    HG Thor Guitar Lab

    I've heard from friends that he does amazing work (and the pictures don't look that bad either).
  3. Harris' got the method down to an art.

    Having played two of bass' that underwent his procedure, I can definitely say it is worth the money.
  4. WillBuckingham


    Mar 30, 2005
    Sand between coats, it helps the coats stick together.
  5. Jonki

    Jonki I will not slap my Bee!

    Oct 14, 2003
    Arendal, Norway
    AMAZING! real smooth work!
  6. Razor


    Sep 22, 2002
    That's some amazing looking work there! Can anyone compare his work to say....Pedulla? Or is there no comparison? :smug: