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Show me your stained guitars

Discussion in 'Finely Finished' started by SonicMustang, Oct 9, 2020.

  1. CJT1775

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  2. Bendyha

    Bendyha Friend of Leo's Silver Supporter

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    This is my main guitar, made from straight grained, quarter sawn pine, with fairly subtle grain-lines. The base stain is yellow, and evenly applied. After that had soaked in and dried off, I re-wetted the body and from a height, sprinkled mahogany water-stain, which was in a crystalline form, over it. This then bled out a bit as the whole thing dried, after which I rubbed off the remaining Mahogany stain lumps, and finished the surface with a few coats of oil. Rubbing in the oil did not smudge the stain, and sealed it enough that I don't get any colouration coming off onto my clothing.
    It was the first time I tried this technique, and I'm fairly happy with the result.
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    I read the title and thought this was gonna be a thread about worn guitars...definitely getting senile
     
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    I got one
     

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    Not stained but dyed. 2E5A9231-BBA8-4A6B-BDA1-8BDF440E214C.jpeg 11EE6E0C-BC35-41D8-88B8-CF4DB6BD0051.jpeg
     
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    Which wanted to be:
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    but stuff happens.
     
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    Macrogats Friend of Leo's

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    Duuuuude! That is one wicked looking finish! Absolutely superb. Beautiful guitar!
     
  8. Macrogats

    Macrogats Friend of Leo's

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    Although I’ve seen it before, that is a beauty Bill. Yours was way first before mine, but the back reminds me of my Route 66 Esquire build.

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    Oak on walnut stains, finished in a hand rubbed buffing oil. Front was oil straight onto the bare wood (pine ply) after sealing.

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    And while I’m here, here’s my Redwood burl veneer Tele on Cypress body. Oak stain finished in Poly.

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