Tried & True Original Wood Finish

Tried & True Original Wood Finish

Tried & True Original Wood Finish

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Tried & True Original Wood Finish

About This Item

Simple, environmentally friendly
An easy to apply oil finish that protects the wood and keeps it clean. The smooth satin result is perfect for players that don't want the feel of a finish on their necks.

No solvents, no VOC's and nature made
Tried & True uses 18th century techniques and all-natural linseed oil and beeswax to make this environmentally safe finish. It has low odor, so it doesn’t stink up your shop.

A little bottle that goes a long way
Unlike traditional finishes, a thicker viscosity keeps this finish from being messy and running during application. Thin coats are the key to good results. Additional coats give the look more depth, and it can be used over wood that has already been stained.

Apply a thin coat with a lint-free cloth and allow to penetrate for 1 hour. Work the finish into the wood until the surface is dry to the touch. Let cure for at least 24 hours and burnish with a soft cloth or steel wool.

2-ounce bottle.

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5.0

Great finish for a neck!

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Super easy to use, great product! I’d use this stuff over Tru oil any day of the week!!

5.0

A Very Smooth, Silky Finish!

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Tried and True original Wood Finish is very easy to use and a little product goes a long way. The guitar neck and fret board were very smooth after buffed and dry. I think this finish will make a faster, more playable guitar neck and it feels great!

5.0

Good Stuff

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Verified Buyer


Heavy viscosity. Goes on well.

5.0

First time user

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Verified Buyer


Easy to apply, followed directions for 2 coats & came out exactly as I'd hoped. I used it on a mahogany guitar neck so you want to allow plenty of time for it to fully harden/dry/cure. Hit it with #0000 steel wool and a soft rag and came up to a nice non gloss luster.

5.0

 Research linseed oil before using.

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Verified Buyer


I used this to oil down my unfinished EVH striped series maple neck. Works great. Two coats did not change the color of the wood. (Note) Make sure you properly dispose of any and all polishing cloths you use with this stuff. Look on tried-and-true website for more details on linseed oil . Lots of people don't know that linseed oil soaked rags can mysteriously catch fire!! So do some research before using this product.

4.0

Good for what I'm doing

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I am experimenting with restoring an old 1/4 size violin. I did not want a shiny shellac finish as it had originally. So I decided to try Hand Rubbed. Tried and True worked well although it was not quite as shiny as I was thinking. That's my fault not theirs. I may try buffing it with a polishing mop in my Dremel and see what happens. Regardless of my expectations it really does look good. I had stained the wood (Quilted Maple back and sides and Spruce front) in a sunburst style. This furniture type patina looks very nice and quite antique. I'm happy.

5.0

Foolproof product for us novices!

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Verified Buyer


It was easy to apply and seems like a really nice finish. Won't get a complete gander on it, until I finish the guitar and play with it, but I like how it looks and feels.

5.0

Satin Finishes

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Verified Buyer


I bought this for a guitar I have with a cherry satin finish. I applied one coat and it looks much better.

5.0

Tried and True

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Verified Buyer


Call me old school, but this is my favorite wood finish, bar none. I've used Tung oil, and I like that, also, but this stuff is easier and it smells better, too.

5.0

Easy to use, great finish

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I'm new at this, so please take that into consideration as I really don't have anything to compare it to. I've been playing for almost 50 years but never made any refinishing attempts before this. I just couldn't tolerate the slimy feel of the over-lacquered neck on my Jaguar, especially at summer outdoor gigs. I was really nervous about the project and worried about really screwing up my guitar. This stuff was easy to apply, produced a beautiful satin finish with exactly the feel I was looking for. It left a super light honey colored tint, which looks great in my opinion. No stinky chemicals. Easy to use. Great results.

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