Thread subject: statii.com: For all things Status-Graphite :: Refinish Status Energy 5 Walnut

Posted by BLUNDERTHUMBS on 01-08-2012 09:49
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Aarts wrote:
Yesterday I have disassembled the Energy 5, sanded it and refinished it ones

Before disassembling:
home.solcon.nl/aart.saly/images/Energy/03.jpg

After disassembling you can see this project is no luxury.:
home.solcon.nl/aart.saly/images/Energy/Finish1.jpg

First I sanded it with sandpaper grid 80, then with 180, then with 400 en finally I polished it with extra fine steel wool.
home.solcon.nl/aart.saly/images/Energy/Finish2.jpg

Jeez.
The neck on this thing is horrible !!!!Sad

Then I bought polyurethaan glue from Bison:
www.bison.nl/static/resized/products/assets/asset_9235_4.gif.270x330_q95_autocrop.png

I rubbed the body with a polishing cloth firmly with this glue to achieve a matte finish. However its turned out darker than I wished I'm very pleased with the result:
home.solcon.nl/aart.saly/images/Energy/Finish3.jpg

Today I'm going to treat it again. This glue is a real brilliant idea I heart from a dutch bass builder and its very easy to process (first tried it on a loose piece of wood):
home.solcon.nl/aart.saly/images/Energy/Finish4.jpg