Xanthus Posted November 18, 2006 Report Share Posted November 18, 2006 Well, the title pretty much says it all. I'm looking forward to being able to polish the frets and clean up the fretboard when I'm done painting my project. It has a little more than the normal playing wear, just sawdust from being attached to a body-in-progress and a bit of tape residue. I found out though, due to an unfortunate sanding accident, that my ebony fretboard has in fact been stained black. Under normal circumstances, I would have just taken some high grit paper to the board and finished it with some Dunlop fretboard oil, but if I sand off the dyed layer (and knowing me, I'll probably do it unevenly), it will change the whole look of the fretboard. Has anyone dealt with cleaning a fretboard that has been dyed? If so, what processes have been used? I guess the simplest answer would be to sand the wood as normal and then dye it black again, but it'd be pretty cool if I could "see my neighbor's house" like in Brian's tutorial, haha. Thanks in advance, all! Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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