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All are epoxy pore fill (clear pore filler - long path lengths and high index of refraction), lacquer-based sealer, and lacquer top coats. 3.5 mil final thickness, which will thin to under 2.5 mil in a decade or so. I'd prefer to work in varnish, but few customers ask for it, despite how much better it is re: longevity versus nitrocellulose. Standards for instrument finishes are a constant topic of complaint for those transitioning to the craft from other woodworking fields - I knew few cabinetmakers that would job out a finish, while it's pretty common for instrument builders to do so.

I agree re: photos - my limited skills as a photographer don't do any of these instruments justice. At some point, I'll have a completed instrument in the shop long enough after completion for pro shots before it ships.

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