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Fender Musicmaster Refinish

 
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Johno
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PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 10:20 am    Post subject: Fender Musicmaster Refinish Reply with quote

So I've stripped the finish (with nail polish remover & a cloth Smile)from my Musicmaster & had decided to give it a Mary Kaye style finish using Wudtone dye, either the Blonde or Olympic http://www.wudtone.com/product-category/finishing-kits/dye-pigment-will-solid-colour/

But the body has a couple of dark knots which may look a bit crap with a transparent finish, anyone have experience of bleaching/fading wood or perhaps I go for a darker colour... not sure I can be bothered with a spray can finish?



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PostPosted: Thu Jun 06, 2019 11:07 am    Post subject: Reply with quote

I've bleached water stains out of a guitar neck before with good results. Wood bleach is fairly inexpensive so I would definitely give it a shot.
It did take quite a few applications for it to fade but it did work. Not sure how well it would work on natural wood knots but, like I said, the wood bleach was
inexpensive.
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