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natural finishes

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by jaguarcat311, Mar 6, 2005.

  1. i want to finish by bass with a natural finish but i am not sure what to use, many people have said to use a clear varnish, seems like that would work, but im not sure. im not too knowledgable about finishing.
  2. tjclem

    tjclem Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 6, 2004
    Central Florida
    Owner and builder Clementbass
    The only way you are going to find out what you like is by buying a few products ad trying them out on scrap wood. Try Fornby's Tung oil finish, Tru-Oil and spray Polyurathane. All 3 of those products should only add up to about $20 at Walmart.....T
  3. JSPguitars


    Jan 12, 2004
    Grass Valley
    Try out some danish oil too! Like Watco and Deft. I like it. Just make sure to get the 'natural' kind......I'm not big on the other colors.