"I would agree with Taffy. White enamel rattle can for the neck, and clear shellac for the fingerboard. Normally I use amber shellac on Oak, but clear would work just as well. I usually wipe it on with a foam disposable brush or pad, then wipe off…"
"Hi Carl, I have never needed a fingerboard finished to that degree. If I put any kind of finish on a fingerboard it would be Rock Maple, and that does not need grain filling. I've seen cheap guitars with a finish on them to make them look like…"
"Hi, I would consider using a white enamel rattle can paint. I would add Shellac to the board and apply a wax.
i have done this but using a black paint. Depends on the degree of quality finish required on the neck, the grain will have to be filled…"
"Most of these boxes have some glues that's easy to peel the paper off, but some have stubborn globs of glue that refuse to let go. I removed all paper and glue on one box with my electric sander. The wood underneath is plywood unless you have a…"
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