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    I been really wanting to do a oynx stain on a guitar
    But do I really wanna cover this burl ash top in black or just true oil it?
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    Oil it
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    Can you wipe it with a damp(water) cloth to see roughly how the grain would look with tru-oil? If the grain looks good with that I'd be hard pressed to use any color on it.
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    Exactly what I was going to do today Ted
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    I'm now thinking oil the front and stain the back and sides dark
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    Here's the neck I did the front if headstock in onyx
    It's very dark
    Did the neck in mahagony and true oil as usual

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    Based on how dark the onyx is I'd def oil the top and stain sides & back.
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    Did a swirly true oil grain fill
    Think I'm going to be happy I didn't stain
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    Quote Originally Posted by Mikey Metalhead View Post
    I been really wanting to do a oynx stain on a guitar
    But do I really wanna cover this burl ash top in black or just true oil it?
    Wow. You've got a chance at making your guitar look like this!


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    That's got yellow dye in it
    I'm going to try it with no color and see
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    My inclination on this one is to work with the beautiful piece of wood with have with just oil. Example looks great. Go with that.

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    If I didn't know better, that top looks like spalted maple.

    Anywhoo- the oil will produce a somewhat amber look, anyway. You wouldn't need any yellow dye; however, if you were just do do a few passes of a very light brown and sand back, that figure would just pop for days in an oil finish.
    Dammit!!! I still smell like cotton candy!!!

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    It's supposedly burl ash
    Here's after a TO fill and couple coats
    Not sure if I like yet
    May take another dozen coats

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    Looks fackin good with oil, matey!!!!
    Dammit!!! I still smell like cotton candy!!!

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    Think it will look good with the dark contrast
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