Workpage
Gibson UB-5
Refinish wood
Clean fingerboard and oil
Clean hide glue from inside resonator
 No refinish inside resonator
Satinized finish















Chem-Strip





Small split, not really a crack, just like open grain


2 small divots filled


Tint shot, will scrape binding to white


Glue removed and conservation performed to make it look normal when dust gets back in it



A few small de-lams filled, ready for finish



Binding scraped to white then shot with a light tint to regain Patina


Taking on clear




"Friedmans Music Shop"
Newark NJ


After clear coats, 0000 wool to take the sheen off and then machine buff, hand polish



Fingerboard cleaned, oiled, frets polished



Some grain left showing to make the wood match the older plating and hardware

Job completed

Thanks for watching,
Vinnie