"Hi. My name is Stew from Perth Western Australia. I have built 5 CBGs and in the process of 2 builds. I have built over 20 guitars and bass guitars previously but have well and truly caught the 3 string bug.
Really enjoy this site and it has been a…"
We wanna know who you are! Where ya from? What'cha buildin'? This is a place for new members to introduce themselves and old 'uns to show 'em around.I'm Shane & I run the Nation. I'm glad you're here. Come on in and tune up!See More
"An option I use to mark a fret less is to cut where the fret markers need to be the stain the fret board with stain or ink. When dry you then sand back the fret board.
The fret slots will then retain the stain color and the fret board will be the…"
"Tru oil. It is a mix of tung and linseed oil. Apply with fingers 3 coats 3 hours apart. Scuff with 000 steel wool and run fridge magnet over it to remove any steel wool dust. Do another 3 coats and scuff again then do 1 light coat and leave over…"
"I use Tru oil. It's a mix of tung and linseed oil. Apply with fingers, do another coat 3 hours later then a 3rd after 3 hours more. Scuff with steel wool, wipe clean and run a fridge magnet over it to get any small steel wool dust particles.