How would I go about getting a satin (non-gloss) mahogany finish like this?

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Atmospherium, Nov 8, 2018.

  1. Atmospherium

    Atmospherium Member

    Mar 19, 2013
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    Can't be doing with a gloss finish - I'm after a smooth, silky finish, can still see/fell the grain.
    1. What product would I use for this?
    2. Would I still need to grain fill?

    Many thanks...

    ...sorry having trouble adding the this space...
    Last edited: Nov 8, 2018
  2. Chubbles

    Chubbles Well-Known Member

    Mar 19, 2016
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    Be carefull!!! 4O (0000) steel wool can gently take a shine off. I've done that to the back of some necks to make it easier to slide.

    Don't try it with an expensive guitar. I'll have nightmares.

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