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Please help me find out more about finishing this almost completed sweet-ass bass...

I am building a 5 string, headless bass, specs (so people know what the level of sweetness I am going for on my first try a luthery)... seven piece neck thru-purple heart/bubinga neck with tot rod truss rod and graphite reinforcement bars, rose wood fretboard, master grade quilted maple top- concealing nech thru design, mahogony middle in body "wings", bubinga "bottom caps" for wings, 34.5" scale, 24.5 frets (end of board is curved), ABM headless unit, Seymour Duncan A JJ pickups with active 3 band EQ.

Question? I am trying to decide what kind of finish to use on this bass, I like the natural oil/wax finish on my warwick thumb basses, but I want something a bit harder to protect the wood, yet I am not fond of a layer of lacquer being over such sweet wood. Some one has recommended that I try Sam MAloof"s (killer furniture maker) special formula for finishing, what do you guys think? here is the link for the info on that stuff... I would be using both the oil/poly and oil/wax concoctions... http://www.tools-for-woodworking.com/searc...sam+maloof&1=Go

Peace and thanks for you input

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