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How would this Warmoth swamp ash body look oiled?

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by fourstringbliss, Jun 14, 2005.

  1. How would this Warmoth swamp ash body look oiled?
  2. Kelly Lee

    Kelly Lee Yeah, I'm a guy! Supporting Member

    Feb 17, 2004
    Marana, AZ, USA
    It would probably look pretty sweet.

    For me though, color (blue,red,etc.)stain then satin clear. :D
  3. What could I use for an amber stain, and would poly work well for a clear coat? I'd really rather not use nitro because of it's brittleness and long cure time.
  4. r379


    Jul 28, 2004
    Dallas, Texas
    You might get more and better answers on the "Luthier's Corner" here on the TB forums.
  5. philthygeezer


    May 22, 2002

    Many coats of Birchwood-CaseyTru Oil before topping with Minwax Wipe-On poly.
  6. Munjibunga

    Munjibunga Total Hyper-Elite Member Gold Supporting Member

    May 6, 2000
    San Diego (when not at Groom Lake)
    Independent Contractor to Bass San Diego
    Good, but not as good as Yasmine Bleeth's body would look oiled.
  7. HeavyDuty

    HeavyDuty Supporting Curmudgeon Staff Member Gold Supporting Member

    Jun 26, 2000
    Suburban Chicago, IL
    Yeah, but she might object to the wipe-on poly part.
  8. pilotjones

    pilotjones Supporting Member

    Nov 8, 2001
    Looks like a nice body to try using a contrasting filler to get a zebra effect.
  9. Would walnut need a pore/grain filler before oiling? What would be the steps I should follow to get the best effect?
  10. Sorry about that! I have two posts about two different bodies. At this point I'm considering a walnut body with a wenge/ebony neck.
  11. Frank Martin

    Frank Martin Bitten by the luthiery bug...

    Oct 8, 2001
    Budapest, Hungary, EU
    Probably not. Walnut is not as open-grained as ash.

    You'll get more on topic and more responses in Luthier's corner