Category: Finishing

Tools – Eric Schaefer Guitars – Online Guitar Building School

Eric Schaefer Guitars’ Online Guitar Building School   This is a free video from the “Building an OM Acoustic” Course. Click here for more free video tutorials. In this lesson we will discuss various tools around my shop. This is

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Satin Finishing with Tru-Oil Part III: Applying Coats

Okay, so you’ve steamed out dents, sanded the instrument smooth, and filled the pores. Now we can finally get to the coats! Special Note: It should be reiterated at this point that it is somewhat easier to apply finish to

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SATIN FINISHING WITH TRU-OIL PART II: PORE FILLING

With satin finishing, pore filling is somewhat less important. A high gloss, glass smooth finish, however, requires a level surface free of the pinholes produced when finish sinks into the pores. Even with a satin finish, though, your results are

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SATIN FINISHING WITH TRU-OIL, PART I: PREPARATION

SATIN FINISHING WITH TRU-OIL PART I: PREPARATION    1) WOOD PREP The most important and most easily overlooked step in finishing is wood prep. This is because a quality finish, especially a high gloss finish, accents everything: the wood grain,

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