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Finish question for Ken Smith

Discussion in 'Setup & Repair [DB]' started by pathdoc2, Feb 26, 2006.


  1. pathdoc2

    pathdoc2

    Oct 16, 2002
    Allen, TX
    This is a question regarding a project bass I'm building. Its not an acoustic, its a standard small bodied electric but I know KS visits this area of talkbass more than the electric side. So here's my question. I'm looking for a durable satin finish for my project bass. Ken I know you use a special forumula for your production bases. I'm not asking for that but could you suggest an easy to apply satin finish? I've used Stew-Mac nitrocellulose on a few projects before but I find it chips way too easily.

    Thanks in advance. BTW, I've owned several of your basses and love them.
     
  2. KSB - Ken Smith

    KSB - Ken Smith Banned Commercial User

    Mar 1, 2002
    Perkasie, PA USA
    Owner: Ken Smith Basses, Ltd.
    Please delete this from here and put it in the Luthier section of BG. Send me an email with a Link and I will respond or just email me. This is not a DB topic and will get moved anyway.
     
  3. nicklloyd

    nicklloyd Supporting Member/Luthier

    Jan 27, 2002
    Cincinnati, Ohio
    McCloksey's Heirloom Oil Varnish:Satin or Waterlox:Satin.
     
  4. pathdoc2

    pathdoc2

    Oct 16, 2002
    Allen, TX
    Thanks for the info.