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Spalted Maple laminate tops

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by mikgag, Jun 28, 2002.

  1. mikgag

    mikgag Guest

    Mar 25, 2002
    Any advice on gluing a Spalted Maple laminate top for a solid body bass guitar? Should I fill in any holes with epoxy or something else? After sanding, will several coats of a waterbourne spray lacquer would make a good finish???

  2. FBB Custom

    FBB Custom TalkBass Pro Commercial User

    Jan 26, 2002
    Owner: FBB Bass Works
    Use Titebond for laminating and fill in holes and/or punky areas with epoxy or CA glue.
  3. SoComSurfing

    SoComSurfing Mercedes Benz Superdome. S 127. R 22. S 12-13.

    Feb 15, 2002
    Mobile, Al
    Matt Schmill used those methods he recommended (I'm assuming) for a Spalted Maple core, and with the exception of a fewobviously difficult spots, the work is amazing! I'd follow what he recommended for working with Spalted Maple.

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