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…

Imbuya’s Headstock (Nearly) Complete

This imbuya build is mainly a testing ground for a lot of the things I’ve never tried before that I’d like to incorporate into Roger’s build –without using his build to be my guinea pig. Binding the headstock was a lot harder than I’d expected based on how smoothly the body binding went. Took damn…

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…

Gluing the Maple Top & Oil Finish Testing

So I glued the top in halves. One in the morning and the other at night, I cut the shapes out using a coping saw. Maple is surprisingly tough… Anyways I brought out the Tru oil gun stock finish and Japan drier and applied two coats to a freshly sanded offcut from the quilted maple…