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Stupid scratch marks

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by Bardolph, Sep 4, 2004.

  1. Bardolph


    Jul 28, 2002
    Grand Rapids, MI
    I'm at the point building my bass where it is all shaped and I just need to get rid of the lines the file has left on the body. I've tried all different grits of sand paper and I've tried using a card scraper. No matter what I do, either it doesn't get rid of the scratches or it leaves more behind. I need to know what to do so I don't go insane from waiting for two years for my bass to be finished. :crying:
  2. Aaron Saunders

    Aaron Saunders

    Apr 27, 2002
    Progressively finer grit sand paper.
  3. Always sand in the direction of the grain.