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Neck repair/refinish.

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Mazinger, Dec 2, 2002.

  1. Mazinger

    Mazinger Supporting Member

    Nov 9, 2002
    What would be the best way to fix a neck with a little ding or dent on it.

    Just sand and fill in with wood filler then sand and re-finish?
  2. that sounds like a good plan.. But first what type of wood is the neck? Maple is pretty easy to work with and will take filler pretty well.

    If its just a surface ding you may be able to just sand it out. I did that with one a while ago it came out well.
  3. Mazinger

    Mazinger Supporting Member

    Nov 9, 2002
    I have two basses that I would like to fix.

    One has an actual dent. A small one, but one that can't be fixed by sanding alone.

    The other one looks like it's just a piece of the finish that chipped off.

    And they're both maple.

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