French Polish

In 2023 this class will be taught online. April 16, 23 and 30. Learn one of the most beautiful and least hazardous finishes used for centuries on guitars and high end furniture. French polish is a method of applying shellac, which on a guitar, is thought by many to yield the best tone of any finish. It is thin, flexible and lustrous. It is also very easy to repair. Traditionally a tedious application, Robbie’s method markedly shortens the process so it can be completed in a few days. In this online class you will learn surface prep, pore filling and how to apply a French polish finish that can be rubbed out to a high gloss or satin sheen. This class is administered online at 8:00AM MT. (10AM Eastern and 7AM Pacific) Each class session is about 2 - 3 hours. Students must have a computer with camera and mic to participate. Please contact for more info.


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