Grain Filler Pumice, Transparent
The pumice stone which contains silicon oxide and aluminum oxide permit to make very fine powder and is used for various finishing techniques. Despite its opaque coloring, mixing this powder produces a transparent finishing paste. The pumice stone grain-filler powder protects the wood by closing the pores and making it hard and elastic.
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This grain filler is pumice power perfect to fill the pore of your guitar kit without modifying the original wood tint.Grain filler is used to fill the pores of the wood. Although it is an optional step to finish your guitar kit it is advised for open pore woods for two reasons:
- It permits a very clean and smooth high gloss guitar finish,
- It reduces the quantity of sealer, lacquer and painting you will need to apply on your guitar body.
The open pores wood includes Ash, Mahogany, Rosewood, Jatoba and Paulownia, so the wood essence on which you might want to apply grain filler.
GRAIN FILLER COMPATIBILITY WITH OUR GUITAR FINISHING PRODUCTS.
Our selected Grain filler needs to be mixed and therefore can be seen as waterbase if mix with water, oil base if mixed with oil compound, etc. For compatibility point of view make sure to mix it with the relevant liquid as per your guitar finishing choices like mix it with water for waterbased finished.
GRAIN FILLER PREPARATION AND APPLICATION.
This pumice powder can be mixed with alcohol and in some cases oil, to fill pores, and obtain a smooth surface on which the final finish is easy to apply. It can also be mixed with water or liquid paraffin depending on the type of finish. Applying grain filler is not that complicated but slightly time demanding. You will need sandpaper with a grain of 400 and something to scrape like a old credit card. Also, if you want stain guitar finish, you can directly mix the grain filler with our dyes colours to achieve the tone you really aim for.
Further instruction will be provided along with your order.