ok. so i have a bass that i want to take the finish off of. the look just isnt workin out for me. i would really like to just take it down to the wood for a natural look. my question is what would be the effects if i dont clear coat it or anything and just leave it as the wood? i figure it would be more succeptable to damage since the finish wont be there as a sort of protection, but ill deal with that. would it cause any other damage to the wood or would it be fine without the finish?