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ColorTone Fretboard Finishing Oil
DescriptionColorTone Fretboard Finishing Oil
Preserves and beautifies fingerboards and bridges, leaving a smooth non-sticky feel!
Unfinished fingerboards and bridges benefit from special protection. ColorTone® Fretboard Finishing Oil keeps new rosewood and ebony looking good, feeling new and playing great. Restore a like-new appearance and smooth feel to sanded wood. 8-ounce bottle.
Pure linseed and mineral oils have been traditional fingerboard preservatives, but they don't dry comple
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Discussed in Maintaining an unfinished maple board? in the TalkBass community
I'd be surprised if the neck left any factory with no finish whatsoever, probably some kind of sealer anyway. Anybody who's read my boring rants about Stewmac's "creative" pricing and shipping charges will know I'm not a shill for them, but to give credit where credit is due, the Stemmac Fingerboard Oil is truly excellent. ... ... more
just because I'd kick myself if I didn't ask, this works on maple? SM only mentions rosewood and ebony. ... more
Discussed in Cherry Fretboard in the TalkBass community
I'll do my broken record routine and recommend Stewmac Fingerboard oil. Its a thin penetrating oil of some kind that dries pretty hard in the wood without leaving a thick plastic-y finish. The more coats, the shinier it gets, kinda like Tru Oil, but dries much faster and harder. It just looks.like a freshly oiled board, ... ... more