angev2 Posted September 13, 2007 Report Share Posted September 13, 2007 hello all, I was wanting some advise on how to finish off a repair on my Yamaha PAC112. Basically, I bought the guitar with a few dents on the body, the largest one the size of a matchhead. The body being Alder you can see its not hard to do. Reading somewhere that the best thing to fill dents was some superglue. So I went to work and layered tiny amounts of glue until the surface was slightly proud. The following day I got out a razorblade with a bured edge and starting scraping the repair areas until it was almost flush with the body. I then got out some 2000 grit and started sanding it down until the repairs could no longer be felt by a fingernail or touch. But my finish has around the patched areas has gone. They look dull and cloudy. One of the patched areas, I think I must have gone right down to the wood as I think I might have reached the stain. see pics. Sorry for the quality but that's the best i could with the mobile phone. As mentioned the body is Alder and the finish polyurethane (i think) How do I restore the finish of my guitar so that the dullness is removed and get it basically like new. tia. ange Quote Link to comment Share on other sites More sharing options...
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