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hello all..? on neck finish

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by 90k, May 13, 2005.


  1. 90k

    90k

    May 3, 2005
    Arizona
    I just scored a kit fretless. I can't keep my hands ( which I clean before I pick up the bass) off It!!!!
    The neck is unfinished maple..
    Is there a cleansing substance that will clean it up or should I stop playing till I seal the bassneck??????? :crying :hyper: :
     
  2. tjclem

    tjclem Commercial User

    Jun 6, 2004
    Central Florida
    Owner and builder Clementbass
    No cleaning substances!! What were you going to finish it with? It is the weekend finish it tomorrow....t
     
  3. teej

    teej Gold Supporting Member

    Aug 19, 2004
    Sheffield, AL 35660
    Yeah, you might wanna get that thing sealed and finished QUICK.
     
  4. 90k

    90k

    May 3, 2005
    Arizona
    i guess I will use the standard tru oil by beechwood,
    or do I need to stain it now that I have broken its virginity... Thanks for your help...
     
  5. Bassic83

    Bassic83

    Jul 26, 2004
    Texas, USSA
    You could try wiping it down with naphtha before you finish it- that should take out the skin oils.
     
  6. 90k

    90k

    May 3, 2005
    Arizona
    Hey Bassic is that four odd steel wool or a tv screen :ninja:
    Thanks for your help Bro
     
  7. Bassic83

    Bassic83

    Jul 26, 2004
    Texas, USSA
    It's TV- the cable must be out...gotta pay that bill... :smug: