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GUITAR & STRINGED INSTRUMENT Finishing


Guitar & Stringed Instrument
Finishing Materials


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AQUA COAT CLEAR Wood Grain & Pore FILLER
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AQUA COAT Clear Wood Grain & Pore Filler

AQUA COAT Clear Wood Grain FillerEasy-to-sand clear gel wood grain filler for filling the grain and pores
in woods (such as oaks, ash, and hard-to-fill woods).
Aqua Coat Clear Grain Filler is a completely transparent paste filler.
The slick paste goes on easily, scrapes off cleanly, and dries clear for a
glass smooth guitar or piano style finish. Clear Grain Filler is ideal for
filling grain & pores without adding color to the wood.


Used by:
• Furniture Crafters
• Luthiers / Guitar Makers
• Gun Stock Finishers
• Piano Restoration
• Furniture Refinishing
• Cabinet Makers & Re-finishers

Aqua Coat Wood Grain & Pore Filler is the ideal CLEAR filler on:
• Tabletops  •  Pianos  •  Cabinets  •  Guitars and Wood Instruments
Clear Wood Grain Filler Advantages
• Crystal Clear when dry
• Grain Filler dries in 30-45 minutes for a faster build
Easy sanding   •  Minimal shrinkage
• Low odor and low VOC   • 
Non-flammable

• Tint with water-soluble colorants or dyes   •  Thin with water   •  Water clean-up

"For a clear glass smooth finish, use Aqua Coat Wood Grain & Pore Filler to maintain the color, clarity,
and beauty of the wood. It works better and faster than trying to fill the grain or pores with coats of finish."
See:
PRODUCT DESCRIPTION  & RECOMMENDED USES

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• ACGF.Pt  -  Aqua Coat CLEAR Wood GRAIN FILLER, Pint  -  $17.95  -  Quantity   
• ACGF.Qt  -  Aqua Coat CLEAR Wood GRAIN FILLER, Quart  -  $29.95  -  Quantity   
• ACGF.Gal  -  Aqua Coat CLEAR Wood GRAIN FILLER, Gallon • UPS Only •  -  $89.95  -  Quantity   

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NAPHTHA Solvent / Thinner • UPS Only •
NAPHTHA --- Solvent & Thinner
aka: Varnish Makers and Painters Naphtha (VMP Naphtha)

Naphtha is used to thin the viscosity and improve brushing of solvent / oil based
varnishes, paints, enamels and for
general cleaning of these solvent based finishes.
A Petroleum distillate; used for reducing Paste Wood Fillers, and some stains.
Naphtha can replace mineral spirits or paint thinner and
will help accelerate drying time of oil based paints, enamels and varnishes.

Naphtha is Also used as a clean-up solvent.


Note:
Do Not use for thinning or reducing: lacquers, shellac or latex paint.

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• M650-0047  -  NAPHTHA Solvent / Thinner - GAL. • UPS Only •  -  $29.95  -  Quantity   
• M650-0048  -  NAPHTHA Solvent / Thinner - FIVE Gallons (PICK UP ONLY)  -  $120.00  - 

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WHITE, BLACK & CLEAR VINYL LACQUER SEALERS • UPS Ground Only •
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WHITE, BLACK & CLEAR VINYL LACQUER SEALERS
275 Vinyl  Sanding Sealer
Vinyl develops an excellent moisture resistant barrier for the wood substrate,
and provides a good tough, and flexible base for all lacquer finishes.
Vinyl Sealer is offered in a ready to use formulation
that needs no further reduction or catalyst.
       • • • 5 Gallon Pails available on Order.  Please Phone to order.
Note: Vinyl Sealer may be applied over raw wood or filled and stained substrates.
        
Clear also available for Aerosol applications

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• M612-1067  -  WHITE VINYL LACQUER SEALER, 275 VOC, Gal. • UPS Only •  -  $49.55  -  Quantity   
• M612-3067  -  BLACK VINYL LACQUER SEALER, 275 VOC, Gal. • UPS Only •  -  $49.55  -  Quantity   
• M612-8007  -  CLEAR VINYL LACQUER SEALER, 275 VOC, Gal. • UPS Only •  -  $49.55  -  Quantity   
• M612-8006  -  CLEAR VINYL LACQUER SEALER, B611-1706, Qt • UPS Only •  -  $21.00  -  Quantity   
• M612-8008  -  CLEAR VINYL LACQUER SEALER, 275 VOC, 5 Gallon  -  $179.00  - 
• M102-8000  -  Aerosol, CLEAR E-Z Vinyl LACQUER SEALER • UPS Only •  -  $8.39  -  Quantity   

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Aerosol, CLEAR E-Z Vinyl LACQUER SEALER • UPS Only •
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VINYL Clear LACQUER SEALER Aerosol
Aerosol, Vinyl  LACQUER SEALER
Clear Lacquer is a flexible, high solids, moisture resistant,
E-Z Vinyl Lacquer Sealer with good atomization.
Vinyl Sealer lays a perfect foundation for Stringed Instrument Lacquer.
It’s also a great sealer for any topcoat whether being used for spot repairs or an entire finish.

When used in conjunction with pre-catalyzed lacquer aerosols, the combination creates
a moisture resistant finish suitable for spot repairs on kitchen and bath cabinets.

   
    B102-8000
& M102-8000
Also available in Quarts & Gallons

M102-8000  -  $8.39  -  Quantity   
INSTRUMENT SEALER •UPS Only•
INSTRUMENT SEALER
The Instrument Sealer is designed to complement Mohawk Classic Instrument and Piano Lacquers.
This a single component sealer, no catalyst needed. 
It is an excellent choice for sealing instruments like guitars, pianos or
any project that will be top coated with a nitrocellulose finish.
While it is primarily designed as a system to go under the Piano or
Classic Instrument Lacquers it may be top coated with any Mohawk nitrocellulose topcoat.  
    •  Excellent build, flexibility and sanding qualities
    •  Conventional VOC, nitrocellulose base
    •  19% solids by weight
    •  Ready to spray viscosity
    •  Reduce with Lacquer Reducer 2255, M650-010
       
One Quart

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• M610-1206  -  INSTRUMENT SEALER - QT •UPS Only•  -  $19.95  -  Quantity   

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CLASSIC Stringed INSTRUMENT LACQUER • UPS Ground Only •
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CLASSIC Stringed INSTRUMENT Lacquer
Stringed Instrument LacquerClassic Stringed Instrument Lacquer is a high quality
nitrocellulose lacquer specifically designed for wooden stringed instruments.
Stringed Instrument Lacquer allows for the special expansion and contraction
that occurs due to the unique construction of stringed instruments.
Note:
Stringed Instrument Lacquer must be applied over our Vinyl Sealer in order
to assure its unique film building and special finish characteristics.

Also available in  Aerosol

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• M610-1406  -  Classic Stringed Instrument Lacquer, Qt • UPS Only •  -  $19.95  -  Quantity   
• M610-1407  -  Classic String Instrument Lacquer, Gal. • UPS Only •  -  $52.00  -  Quantity   
• M113-1406  -  Aerosol, Instrument Lacquer, B104-1406 GLOSS • UPS Only •  -  $11.95  -  Quantity   

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LACQUER REDUCER / THINNER 2255 • UPS Only •
LACQUER REDUCER 2255  (Lacquer Thinner)

A special blend of solvents formulated for thinning nitrocellulose lacquers.

Use to thin:
• Lacquer Sanding Sealer
• Vinyl Lacquer Sanding Sealer
• Mohawk Nitrocellulose Lacquers
• Classic Stringed Instrument Lacquer.

Thinner improves flow of lacquers and adjusts viscosity for the spray equipment used.
     M650-010 & B611-0631

(Avoid using more than 15 % by volume of the lacquer)

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• M650-0106  -  LACQUER REDUCER / Thinner 2255 - Qt. • UPS Only •  -  $16.95  -  Quantity   
• M650-0107  -  LACQUER REDUCER / Thinner 2255 - Gal. • UPS Only •  -  $35.95  -  Quantity   

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Lacquer FISHEYE FLOWOUT (Fisheye Eliminator)
Fisheye Flow Out (Eliminates Fisheye Craters)
Fsheye Fowout

This special additive is used to assist in the prevention of fisheyes
(small craters formed in the lacquer film) due to the presence of silicone
or lubrication oil contamination.


Just add a few drops to lacquer and fisheye craters are eliminated.

      Packaged in a handy ONE Ounce eye dropper bottle
.
      3 drops per quart, AVOID over use.


M716-1601  -  $15.95  -  Quantity   

Aerosol, GUITAR TONER Lacquers • UPS Ground Only •
GUITAR TONER Lacquers


Toners are used to add shading effects to the guitar. Made from fade resistant dyes

in lacquer, they apply transparent color so the beauty of the wood shows through,
yet they are strong enough that several coats will create the dark sunburst effect
that is so popular on guitars.
Starcast Amber applies the basic light tone colors of the guitar. Encore Brown is used to
tone the body sides of acoustic guitars, which are typically darker than the soundboard.
The new DEEP RED M113-1203 is used on guitars, stringed, and percussion instruments;
use to tone edges or create a solid opaque Red color with a few more coats.
Aerosol colors shown for comparison only, color rendering subject to computer monitor limitations.

Encore Brown Guitar TonerM113-1201
Encore Brown
Strcast AmberM113-1202
Starcast Amber

Deep Red Guitar TonerM113-1203
Deep Red







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• M113-1201  -  Aerosol, Guitar Toner, ENCORE BROWN B104-1201 • UPS Only •  -  $11.95  -  Quantity   
• M113-1202  -  Aerosol, Guitar Toner Starcast AMBER, B104-1202 • UPS Only •  -  $11.95  -  Quantity   
• M113-1203  -  Aerosol, Guitar Toner, B104-1203 DEEP RED • UPS Only •  -  $11.95  -  Quantity   

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Aerosol, B101-0871 No Blush, Blush Eraser • UPS Only •
NO BLUSH RETARDER / BLUSH ERASER

Blush Eraser is the tool you need if you work in a humid, damp, or cold climate.
Humid or cold weather can cause a finish to turn white or "blush".
No Blush Retarder / Blush Eraser re-flows the lacquer and allows the
trapped moisture to escape without changing the existing sheen or shade of color.
Eliminates the need to sand off or chemically strip the damaged finish.

Light applications over white rings will, in most cases, remove white rings and water spots.
More than one application may be needed.

Caution: Do Not Flood the area, overuse can cause melting or running of the finish.
M103-0475  -  $8.39  -  Quantity   

Aerosol, Premier™ Lacquer, RETARDER / LEVELER • UPS Only •
Premier Lacquer RETARDER / LEVELER
High humidity or cold weather can cause a finish to turn white or "blush".
RETARDER / LEVELER is an effective blush remover in an aerosol.
Use for those extreme blushing conditions that need to be corrected.
The leveling solvents help eliminate over-spray or 'orange-peel' roughness to yield a smooth level finish.
Also used for redissolving and/or improving the flow-out of a previous lacquer application.


P539  -  $8.39  -  Quantity   
FINGERBOARD Oil - 4 Oz. Bottle
FINGERBOARD OIL

Mohawk Fingerboard Oil (Formerly Behlen - B710-0001) is ideal for
preserving the feel and appearance of woods such as rosewood,
ebony and similar woods used on stringed instrument fingerboards.
Use when building new instruments or to revitalize scuffed, dry, or worn fingerboards.


  • Penetrates unfinished wood and dries hard. 
 
• Does not become tacky when exposed to heat.
As the original application wears,
it can easily be repaired with additional applications of the oil.
  
4 Oz.

M611-0001  -  $7.95  -  Quantity   
Ground HIDE GLUE
Ground HIDE GLUE
Ground Hide GlueGround hide glue is the traditional luthier's glue. It creates stronger wood joints than bottled liquid hide glues. Ground glue granules are mixed approximately 50 / 50 with hot water and kept warm during use. Although this glue has a quick grab it still allows
you to re-position
the piece for an extended period prior to setting.
Ground Hide Glue is used extensively in wood veneering, chair making, guitar manufacture, stringed instrument making and repair, antique repair and restoration,
and in cabinet making.
Hide Glue can also be used to create a crackle effects over oil or latex based under coats.
   Grade: "192" gram strength. Made in  the USA

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• HG192.1  -  Ground HIDE GLUE - 1 Pound  -  $9.90  -  Quantity   
• HG192.5  -  Ground HIDE GLUE - 5 Pounds  -  $42.50  -  Quantity   

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Round Bridled GLUE BRUSHES
Round BRIDLED GLUE BRUSHES

Size  Diameter Bristle Length
4 1/4 in. 1.5 in.
8 1/2 in. 1.75 in.
12
3/4
2 in.
18 1 in. 2.25 in.
20 1.25 in.
2.25 in.

Sorry, the #12, 3/4in Diameter Brush is the only size currently in stock

These 100% pure gray hog bristle brushes feature plain wood handles
and seamless metal ferrules. For all hot or cold glue applications.
Wire bridled construction for added strength and to extend the brushes life.

When the brush wears down, remove the bridle, you now have a 'new' glue brush!

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• RBGB.4  -  Round Bridled GLUE BRUSH - #4, 1/4 inch  -  $6.95  -  Quantity   
• RBGB.12  -  Round Bridled GLUE BRUSH - #12, 3/4 inch  -  $10.60  -  Quantity   

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TACK CLOTHS
TACK CLOTHS

Remove dust, dirt, lint and sanding dust residue before and between sealer
and finish coats when shellacking, staining, varnishing, antiquing, and painting.

Use just before finishing to remove the very last bit of dust
from any surfaces that would be considered clean and ready to finish.

Tack Cloths are in individually sealed packages (and Reusable)

For reuse, and to protect from contamination, store cloth in a reclosable bag.

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• TC24  -  Tack Cloths - - Box of 24  -  $20.40  -  Quantity   
• TC8  -  Tack Cloths - - Pack of 8  -  $7.12  -  Quantity   
• TC1  -  Tack Cloth - - Package of ONE  -  $0.98  -  Quantity   

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PUMICE STONE (Powdered Abrasives)
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PUMICE STONE Abrasives

Pumice Stone


PUMICE Stone - 2F Powdered
(Medium Fine, #00)

Powered Pumice is used as an abrasive and in abrasive compounds for rubbing down
wood finishes.
When used for rubbing down finishes use water or rubbing oil
as a lubricant to control the finish rubbing.


PUMICE Stone - 4F - Powdered (Fine, #0000)
4F Pumice is used after the medium pumice rubbing and prior to rubbing
with rottenstone or fine rubbing and polishing compounds. Add water,
or rubbing oil, as a lubricant to control the cutting rate during final finish polishing.

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• M720-1202  -  PUMICE, B720-1402 - 2F (MEDIUM) 1 Pound, Shaker Can  -  $9.95  -  Quantity   
• PSƒƒƒ  -  PUMICE, 3F (Med. / Fine,ƒƒƒ) 1 Lb (Dbl. Plastic Bag)  -  $8.95 $6.50 - On SALE !  -  Quantity   
• M720-1402  -  PUMICE, B720-1404 - 4F (FINE) 1 Pound, Shaker Can  -  $9.95  -  Quantity   

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ROTTENSTONE B720-15006 (Genuine Gray) 1 Pound

ROTTENSTONE (Genuine Gray)
Rottenstone
New Shaker Top plastic canister.
Rottenstone is one of the finest polishing substances used for wood finish polishing 
to obtain a High Gloss sheen.
Use Rottenstone for a final gloss polish on
thoroughly cured lacquered, shellacked or varnished surfaces after first
rubbing with fine (4F) Pumice Stone.
Lubricate with Wool-Lube (or rubbing lubricant) to control and maintain
an even polishing action. Felt Blocks
or our Hard Rubber Block wrapped
in a 100% cotton cloth (white T-shirt material)are ideal for hand rubbing
with Pumice and Rottenstone polishing abrasives.


M720-1502  -  $10.45  -  Quantity   
WOOL-LUBE - B730-1365 RUB Lubricant, Pint
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WOOL-LUBE (Rub Lubricant)

Wool Lube

Wool-Lube (aka: Wool-Wax) is a specially formulated lubricant
for preparing furniture before
waxing and polishing.
Superior for removing pack marks, soiling, or fingerprints.

Furniture rubbed with Wool-Lube can be re-coated with lacquer with good adhesion.

Water soluble, non silicone and fast clean up.
Use as a lubricant when rubbing with pumice or rottenstone.
Use with steel wool, nylon pad, or, Wet or Dry paper. 

   -- Contains NO Wax, Oils or Silicone!
        
Pint Bottle


M720-1365  -  $11.95  -  Quantity   
FELT BLOCK - 2x4x1 in.
FELT BLOCKS (2"x4"x1")

Felt Blocks are used with pumice, rottenstone and rubbing compounds
to 
smooth & adjust the sheen of a fully cured finish,
and yield the classic hand rubbed look.

Keep a separate block for each rubbing grade.
Store separately to avoid grit or dirt contamination.

B902-1000  -  $14.95  -  Quantity   

HARD RUBBER Sanding & Rubbing BLOCK
HARD RUBBER Sanding & Rubbing BLOCK
Rubber Block
The rubber block is always a flat surface. It will never swell or warp when wet,

and never shallow out a repair. Use with sandpaper or nylon abrasive pads for
uniform scuff sanding. Cover with Micro Mesh paper for hi-gloss finishes.
Cover the block with 100% cotton cloth for use with water or solvent based
compounds for buffing. Non porous, won't absorb grit, washes clean.

Sized to fit comfortably in the hand, 3 3/4 x 2 x 1 inches.

M902-3000  -  $14.95  -  Quantity   
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