My Finishing Tips and Tricks using Odie’s Oil & Wax Products

I love a good oil finish and have used many different brands over the past few years. Each product has their own use and application and has pro’s and cons. Im writing this on Odies Oil and Wax. The application process of this oil is very easy and great results can be obtained with very…

Roasted Maple + Tru- oil

I think I’ve found a match here. Teak oil darkened the roasted maple top to the point where the figure was barely noticeable. Tru oil darkens a bit but makes the golden highlights pop!

Chewbacca’s Neck & Body Contours

Intriguing title right? I figured since this guitar was literally all different shades of brown, Chewbacca would be a fitting name; not to mention it’s gonna sound like a beast. So I took some more pictures of the neck and fretboard. Gonna have to plane down a piece for the right ear of the headstock….

First Coat of Tru-Oil

Shaped the final laminates for the headstock but rather than carving the neck I decided to final sand the body and apply the first coat of oil. This oil is great. Really easy to apply and easy to get a nice high gloss or sheen depending on what you prefer. I opted to not fill…