How to finish an acoustic guitar bridge

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Issue 251 October 22, 2015

A small finishing job like this is easy. After the bridge popped off this classical guitar, Dan Erlewine replaced it with a new one. In this short video, he shows how simple it was to put a finish on the new bridge before gluing it on.

In this Trade Secrets video:
  • Brushing on grain filler, and rubbing it in.
  • Mixing two colors of filler for a custom match.
  • Taping off and spraying clear gloss guitar lacquer: easy!
  • Scuff-sanding between coats.

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