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


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

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