Mamie Minch on guitar oxidation: instant aging

youtube tViTWUL8Was

Issue 202 October 24, 2013


Chemicals that add or remove years: Mamie Minch shows how she fades away old brown oxidation ù or adds it, to make a new patch of spruce match the surrounding wood.

Extra video: Just before teaching her session at Galloup Guitars' 2013 Northwoods Seminar, Mamie Minch showed us this do-it-yourself Trade Secret: making a string winder small enough for mandolin tuners.
Trouble viewing video? View it on YouTube

 
In this Trade Secrets video:
  • How to lighten or darken wood without actually staining it
  • Using oxalic acid to roll back the years
  • Potassium permanganate for instant age
  • Extra: mandolin string winder hack!

Related items