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Epoxying a Fingerboard

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by bayareabassist, Sep 16, 2004.

  1. Hey, I was thinking of getting my fingerboard epoxied. Do any of you Bay Area TBers know any luthiers that could do it for me?
  2. mgmadian


    Feb 4, 2002
    Austin, TX
    Most good techs (Steve Crisp, Gary Brawer, et al in the Bay area) could do this. Here's one guy you may wanna look into, he seems to have made it a specialty:

  3. Dennis Kong

    Dennis Kong Supporting Member

    Sep 1, 2004
    San Mateo CA
    Jerry of Graphic Guitar Systems does my work for fretboards
    He's the cofounder of Modulus Guitars and started up his own
    company many years ago. He built my fretless (rosewood fingerboard). and doubled coated the fretboard with polyur. He's moved from SJC to Oakville Wa a couple years ago. you
    contact him: JGGS@aol.com. 360 273 0911.
    Ken Lawerence in Arcata is another bass maker who
    might able to work on your board. He makes some great
    instruments and he also plays fretless too. 707 822 2543
    Locally: Hideo Kamimoto Strings in San Jose might able to do it
    altho I think he specializes in acoustic instruments such as
    Martins & Gibsons.
  4. kobass

    kobass Supporting Member

    Nov 3, 2003
    Outside Boston
    If you don't mind risking a cross-country round trip via UPS or Fed Ex, why not have one of the most experienced guys in the world do it-Mike Pedulla. He does coat fretboards on basses that he didn't build as well. www.pedulla.com