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Refinishing results

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Ens, May 16, 2002.

  1. Ens


    Feb 11, 2001
    Here's a pic of a Tokai Thumb knockoff that I refinished natural few days ago. I just couldn't bare anymore the reddish-brown "hey-is-this-some-exotic-wood" staining topped with a thick layer of lacquer.

    It came out pretty well and certainly looks better now. A light-coloured Thumb is a pretty exotic sight, don't you think? :)

    <img src="http://www.qnet.fi/esiponkoski/jpg/tokai.jpg">

    <a href="http://www.qnet.fi/esiponkoski/jpg/tokai.jpg">Refinished Tokai</a>

    BTW. I would be intrested to know what kind of wood that is in the body.
  2. jokerjkny


    Jan 19, 2002
    NY / NJ / PHL

    great job. looks soooooo much better than the usual warwick finish. i'd actually pick that one up, and play a few lines. :D bravo.

    what's on it now? just a satin finish?
  3. TRU


    Apr 12, 2002
    Northern Europe
    Looks like Ash to me. Nice. Is it one piece?
  4. steve-o

    steve-o Guest

    Apr 17, 2002
    nope that is two pieces
    that is a warwick?
  5. Ens


    Feb 11, 2001
    The finish is bare wood protected with some beeswax (I love the smell). And no, that is not a genuine Warwick, you can tell it from the neckjoint and from the fact that I paid only about $300 for it.
  6. Very nice refinish job, Ens :D

    I refinished the fingerboard on my 55-94 a couple weeks back. I think it turned out pretty well -


  7. ldiezman


    Jul 11, 2001
    Good job with the refinishing. Looks great on the tokai and the Lakland :)
  8. Turock


    Apr 30, 2000
    Good job guys. The wood on the Tokai looks like ash to me.

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