This is the perfect product to give your guitar a natural looking finish.
This high build oil can give a matte finish or a gloss finish depending on the number of applications. It builds up to a fine finish with a minimum of fuss and is water resistant and will not change color or crack with age.
Our 150ml bottle of High Build Guitar Finishing Oil is enough to cover one full guitar to a gloss finish, or two guitars if applied to a matte finish. For best results apply 3 to 4 coats of finish with 2 to 4 hours of curing time in between.
Apply the initial coat to finely sanded wood, at least, 240 grit, or after a sealer coat of our Penetrating Finishing Oil. Apply with a brush, soft cloth or rub in with 1200 grit wet and dry paper. Leave to cure for 5 to 10 minutes, or until sticky. Rub off the excess with a clean cloth and leave to cure completely before applying the next coat.
I find that the best result is achieved rubbing the oil in with 1200 grit wet and dry paper and then wiping away all the excess until you have a finish that is dry to the touch. A few coats like this followed by, if you fancy, some wax. I like heating up the cloth I apply wax with so it goes easier. You shouldn’t need to key the surface before applying more coats but if you want to just rub back a little bit with more 1200 grit wet and dry using a little of the oil as a lubricant. – Ben Crowe
This oil is a flammable liquid and vapour (H226) It contains White Spirit (D40) and ETHYL METHYL KETOXIME. Keep away from heat, sparks, open flames and other ignition sources. Please do not smoke around this product.
Keep the container tightly closed when not in use. This product should have a long life if stored correctly in the original bottle and kept in a cool dry place out of direct sunlight. (P402+P235) Store and use in a well-ventilated area.
Dispose of any cloths you use into a bucket of water, if allowed to dry these cloths will become highly flammable. (P501) Dispose of contents/container in accordance with national regulations.
Oil may be fatal if swallowed and enters airways. (H304) If swallowed, IMMEDIATELY call a POISON CENTER/ doctor. (P310 + P310) Do NOT induce vomiting (P331)
Please wear protective gloves/clothing. (P303+P361+P353) If you get this product on your skin (or hair), remove the contaminated clothing immediately and rinse with clean water.
Complete Safety Data Sheet available on request.
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