Tung oil and french polishing are the ways to go in this shop. No spray guns allowed. Or needed.
|I prefer my necks with no tinting. The beauty of the wood itself something I don't want to shade with colors. |
Age and natural UV rays will darken the wood gradually.
|This time I'm trying Ubeaut Hard Shellac that is rumored to be harder and more durable than the ordinary shellac. We'll see that later.|
The rosewood is pore filled with Timbermate filler from stewmac. It seems easier than the pumicing or epoxy methods that I've tried before.