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Making my MIM Jazz a fretless

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Jason Carota, Jun 16, 2002.


  1. Jason Carota

    Jason Carota Gold Supporting Member

    Mar 1, 2002
    Lowell, MA
    Well, after reading many posts about removing frets, I have decided to convert my old MIM Jazz into a fretless.

    However, there is one step in the process I am wondering about: applying the wood filler. Should I use the coarse sand paper before or after applying the filler? In Dancehallclasher's recent post, he mentions that he did the coarse sanding after applying the wood filler. However, in other threads and sites, the coarse sanding is done before applying the filler. IMO, I think the idea of coarse sanding after applying the wood filler is the better option. Any opinions?
     
  2. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    dude don't do the wood filler. it looks bad!
    use guitar binding from stemac.com like someone suggested.
    or some vener. it will look better than wood filler!
    and you don't have to wait for it to dry!

    steve