Guitar finish

Discussion in 'Finely Finished' started by Rocky creek, Jan 20, 2020.

  1. Rocky creek

    Rocky creek TDPRI Member

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    Are there any decent big box store finishes that are fairly hard and durable for a guitar neck and body.
     
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    Watco lacquer isn't bad, minwax same, minwax wipe-on poly as well.
     
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    If you can get rattlecan Minwax Lacquer that's good stuff. I used it a lot early on. It goes on thin so you need a number of coats but it's good.
    Or you could go the Tru-Oil route. Might have to order that but it's a nice finish and probably less work. Better option for the neck in any case as it makes a really excellent non grabby neck finish.
     
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    Lacquer will make for a very nice finish and is easy to work with. Just be sure to pickup up a respirator if you plan on using it. You can get one for $30-40 at most hardware stores.
     
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    For me ... auto paint products just like Leo ... except they're even better now ...
     
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