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redo the finish on my neck

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by riotboi911, Apr 13, 2005.


  1. riotboi911

    riotboi911

    Dec 18, 2004
    i have a neck that i want to redo due to the fact that the backside of the neck doesnt' slide with ease anymore.

    im guessing have to sand and sand and sand.

    what kind of finish?
    wax?
    laquar?

    recommendations.
    i would like a full out treatment that i can do without professional assistance.
     
  2. Rodent

    Rodent A Killer Pickup Line™ Commercial User

    Dec 20, 2004
    Upper Left Corner (Seattle)
    Player-Builder-Founder: Honey Badger Pickups & Regenerate Guitar Works
    A couple of Q's -

    what kind of finish does it currently have?

    what kind of wood is the neck made of?

    what are your limitations that you feel comfortable doing yourself?

    R
     
  3. riotboi911

    riotboi911

    Dec 18, 2004
    well..
    ok. its a fender tele..
    so im guessing maple..

    im pretty comfortable with anything.. ive learned to work slow and prep like its the end of the world
     
  4. tjclem

    tjclem Supporting Member Commercial User

    Jun 6, 2004
    Central Florida
    Owner and builder Clementbass
    Try using the gray then the white scotch scuff pads then apply many coats of Qualasole.

    http://www.woodcraft.com/family.aspx?familyid=7242

    Easy to do and it givs a nic finish and feel to the back of the neck.

    No wax it will make your hand stick....t