Just refinished my 'new' jazz bass. Specs. B hefner body in swamp ash MM neck fender 60's pups Audere preamp fender threaded rod saddled bridge finish suppies by stewmac,minwax, olympic. final coats in waterborne satin poly. I started by sandblasting the body. A coat of olympic ebony exterior stain. sanded down after a day of drying to leave just the open grain black. mixed some stewmac cherry red dye w/ rubbing alcohol. 3 coats of min wax sanding sealer brushed on. 5 coats of minwax water poly in satin brushed on , sanding between coats. 4rth coat was sanded to 1500 then 5th coat was air sprayed.