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 Post subject: Drop fill on poly top
PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 9:36 am 
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A friend dropped part of a music stand on the top of his prized Taylor. The ding is very deep and about 3/16" on each leg of a triangular divot. I've done several drop fills with ca and have had good results. However, the spruce top is nicely aged and the divot is bright white. My first thought is to try to amber the spot with Schellac. Any other suggestions welcomed.
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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 11:52 am 
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Burn in lacquer stick?

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PostPosted: Sat May 18, 2019 2:44 pm 
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I would probably use some tinted lacquer and get the color right using a small artists brush. Let it cure well then either fill with CA or clear lacquer.

Glu-Boost would be another option using their tints to get the proper shade.


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johnparchem wrote:
Burn in lacquer stick?


One of my go to's for these type repairs. Fill with burn in and then seal over with some fresh finish.

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