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post #1 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-29-2003, 05:45 PM Thread Starter
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quick re-finish question

I just stripped the paint off a mahogony bodied guitar, and want to just give it a natrual, oiled finish. Is it necessary to fill the grain first, or do I just sand it nice and smooth and oil it? Any suggestions are greatly appreciated, thanks!
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post #2 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-29-2003, 06:02 PM
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You only want to fill the grains if you are putting a heavy gloss over the top, because you'll lose 80% of your finish down those drainpipes.

Natural finishes are just that!
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post #3 of 3 (permalink) Old 12-29-2003, 06:41 PM Thread Starter
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Ahh I see, that's why they call it 'natural' finish, heh. Thanks for the quick response!
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