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Question Re:Staining an ebony fretboard.

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by snailplow, Feb 19, 2004.

  1. snailplow

    snailplow Leon Phelps Wanna Be

    Nov 1, 2001
    Maryville, Tennessee

    I recently custom ordered a G&L L-2000,and when it arrived I immediately noticed that the ebony fretboard has some rather large,brown areas of color on it.
    I don't know if this is macassar,or gaboon ebony,but I was expecting it to be all black.I hate the way it looks.
    Could I have it stained black so that the brown areas aren't seen anymore?Thanks in advanced for any info you can provide.
  2. FBB Custom

    FBB Custom TalkBass Pro Commercial User

    Jan 26, 2002
    Owner: FBB Bass Works
    Stewart McDonald sells a black fringerboard dye.