Hello folks, I hope someone can share their expertise with me. I just bought a W Buzzard BO 5 pretty cheap. I love the shape of the thing, and for the price I cannot complain, but unfortunately it is cherry red, not a natural satin finish. How deep does the stain go on these things? Is it possible to polish it off with 1000-2000 grit sandpaper or does it run so deep it'd take a substantial layer of wood to get rid of the colour? If so, after sanding and polishing, would I just treat it with linseed oil to get the same finish as the original ? The other problem, the reason I got it cheap I suspect, when it was last shipped disassembled, someone lost one of the neck screws, and screwed in a regular chipboard screw, just three or so mm too long. This caused a thin strand from the fretboard to lift where the screw is. This is not under a fret nor under a string luckily, and it is just barely lifted, so even if I pull it off, that little crater won't affect anything. HOWEVER... I prefer to repair as best as possible. My idea is to inject a bit of wood glue under the lifted strand, cover with tissue paper, and clamp firm with a piece of wood to get that strand back in place. Once the glue is set, I'd go about with 1000 grit sandpaper to get any glue or tissue paper residue off and get the fretboard perfectly smooth again. Does this sound like a workable method (I've done this with bigger surfaces with satisfactory results), or is there a better way to fix this? Thanks for any of your insisght in advance!