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Refinish Project Finished!

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by doc540, Mar 10, 2004.

  1. doc540


    Jul 28, 2003
    Beaumont, Texas
    Here are a few pics of the finished refinish.

    It's my old '69 Jazz which I foolishly stripped of sunburst in sometime around 1975. I've just oiled it with a natural color oil since then.

    About a month ago I got this wild hair to repair some of the dings. Like a dumbazz, I didn't use the exact oil and caused a couple of darker repair spots to occur.

    Thus, I stripped the layers of oil finish, sanded, applied WATCO Natural oil again. No hard/clear coat.

    To get a slight sheen I wet sanded it four or five times with 320/400 paper and oil, the applied a lemon oil/beeswax product. Over time it'll get a leeetle bit darker with more applications.

    But here's the current result:

    In the Buff

    Whadda y'all think? (fishing for compliments)

  2. Whafrodamus


    Oct 29, 2003
    Andover, MA
    Looks VERY nice. Nice work.
  3. Nice. What kind of wood is that?
  4. doc540


    Jul 28, 2003
    Beaumont, Texas
    thanks, I think it's ash.

    You can see several pieces since it was originally a painted sunburst in '69.

    But it's reasonably presentable as a natural finish.

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