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post #1 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-17-2007, 01:58 PM Thread Starter
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Smile Maple neck 550 saved from trash

some challenged person had sawed into 1st and 2nd frets BIG SAW MARKS .SO i STARTED A LIGHT SCALLOP JOB.any info would be appreciated. I ve never done this but have good tools and slow deliberate abilities. already in the process too.
so if there is some pro instruction lead me to it! I would leav it but it has staining real bad that seeped into the maple fretboard so I will have to finish this
what finish is right for maple if any? thanks people!
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post #2 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-17-2007, 10:04 PM
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Re: Maple neck 550 saved from trash
When your done just clear coat it with Laquer
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post #3 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-20-2007, 08:23 AM
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Re: Maple neck 550 saved from trash

I would consider replacing the entire fretboard, if the rest of the neck is in relatively good shape.
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post #4 of 4 (permalink) Old 03-20-2007, 11:38 AM
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Re: Maple neck 550 saved from trash

- Start from the middle, gradually spreading your way to the sides (nearing the frewires)
- Cover up the fretwires with masking tape to avoid accidental hit from the round file
- Patience
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