Imbuya | Korina

It’s done. It sounds simultaneously beautiful and menacing. Thanks to Joel grant for the wonderful fretwork and setup.

Imbuya Finished & Off to Joel Grant

This one turned out very well. I also included a picture before finish and after. The difference is amazing. Odies oil worked wonders on this one just like the roasted maple one before it.

Odie’s oil on Imbuya and Limba

The more I use this product , the more I love it. It builds very well and much faster than any other oil besides tru oil which darkens the wood too much. The key is to take your time and to sand only when the oil is completely dry. You’ll know because it becomes chalky…

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…

Odie’s Wood Butter & Wax

So the roasted maple got a coat of wood butter and the burl maple got a coat of wax after 0000 steel wool. Thanks to James and Tracie over at Odies Oil for sending me the samples to use on this guitar. I gotta say everything’s looking pretty spectacular right now. The pictures show the…

A Look at the First Coat of Odie’s Oil

I had a wonderful chat with the owner and maker of Odie’s oil after I’d posted the last update. He was a super knowledgeable guy who had some great pointers on how to use his product best. He suggested I sand higher to get a higher sheen and to also try his wood butter and…