Wax Only?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Luke Sheridan, Mar 4, 2005.

  1. Luke Sheridan

    Luke Sheridan Commercial User

    Dec 30, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    I build guitars and sell them. Strings, too
    Has anyone ever finished a bass with only wax? My piece is Goncalo Alves and Padouk, and its looking pretty good with out applying any finish so far. So, would just applying wax without any type of oil be a bad idea?
  2. Rowka

    Rowka Supporting Member

    Dec 9, 2002
    Jacksonville, FL
    Acording to Warmoth, both of those woods are naturally "waxy" and don't require any finish at all.