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What type of oil was used on Gibson Tobias basses?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by SMG, Apr 29, 2003.


  1. SMG

    SMG Supporting Member

    Apr 17, 2000
    metro Detroit
    Hopefully I can get some help here...

    I have a Gibson era Tobias Classic (oil finish) that needed some major structural work to the neck (new fingerboard) in order to make it playable again. In "fitting" the new board to the neck, I ended up removing a bit of the amber stain and oil on the neck close to where the fingerboard is. My question is, what is the "proper" oil to restore these areas to "original" condition.

    Somebody help me please....

    Thanks,
    Steve
     
  2. mikgag

    mikgag Guest

    Mar 25, 2002
    Tung oil