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    Re: Spirit Varnish for a mandolin?

    Thanks for the compliment. I used z-poxy finishing resin to pore fill. I can attest to the application of polish being more difficult with corners. For the walnut guitar shown above I didn't use a...
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    Re: Spirit Varnish for a mandolin?

    Just dewaxed blond shellac, 1 lb cut. I plan on trying to add sandarac and mastic for the next batch to try.
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    Re: Spirit Varnish for a mandolin?

    When I apply the polish in the beginning it looks uneven, but the layers build/mix together as they are added. I notice it beginning to even out after about 5-6 polishing sessions. That is where...
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    Re: Spirit Varnish for a mandolin?

    Pablo Requena has a series of 9 videos on YouTube that helped me understand how to apply French polish. He is applying it on a guitar but the same principles should apply to other instruments.
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    Re: Mandolin Set-up E-Book by Rob Meldrum

    Thanks Rob, this is a great resource.
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