Coating a fretboard with the West System

Re: Coating a fretboard with the West System

Postby nolabass » Wed Jun 03, 2009 3:38 pm

Jeff decided he didn't fit in here a while back and split. This is from a year ago.
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Re: Coating a fretboard with the West System

Postby harleyyy » Wed Jun 03, 2009 5:53 pm

Sloom wrote:I'm going to be very interested in this turn-out. I have a Peavey I want to de-fret, and I use West System for my day-job. A 'notch-up' in 'tone' and maybe presence would be interesting.

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Re: Coating a fretboard with the West System

Postby Sloom » Tue Sep 15, 2009 4:29 am

Call me slow... [smilie=icon_biggrin.gif]

I can relate to the "not fitting in" bit! Anyway the WEst looks pretty good- I know it'll be hard as a stone.
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Re: Coating a fretboard with the West System

Postby Rob Francis » Tue Sep 15, 2009 4:24 pm

Maybe the process culd be archived in repairs.
It's pretty informative
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Re: Coating a fretboard with the West System

Postby Rodent » Sun Apr 17, 2011 5:39 pm

add me to the list of System3 fans. I've applied this on multiple Maple boards (even a B&B lines fretless conversion), but this one was my first time applying this to a Brazilian Rosewood board. I took many practice runs on similarly porus Rosewood fingerboard blanks until I got a process down to where I was ready to apply it to this ancient BR



and here's how it looks assembled onto the body


thanks to a painstaking effort in filling all the grain pores, leveling, refilling, releveling, etc, etc, etc, etc .. with thin then med thick CA prior to applying the epoxy, I have no bubbles in the finish [smilie=grinning-smiley-003.gif] This one gets strung-up and set-up this coming weekend!

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