#1
I'm having a bit of a problem with my V.

When i bought the guitar, the fretboard was very dry. I gave it some lemon oil and it solved the problem, but around the areas where the fingerboard is holding the fretwire in, its still dry and i have no idea why this is. I made sure the oil had got into ever nook and cranny of the guitar, including the areas were the fretwire sits, but somehow, its still dry.

Why is this?
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#2
The act of pressing in the fret during assembly compresses the wood immediately to either side of it. So the wood just to either side of the fret tends to close up its pores / grain. But it still aborbs some oil, so don't go over oiling as (over time), over oiling around the fret can break down the glue that holds the fret in place .
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Last edited by Phoenix V at Feb 25, 2012,
#3
I have put a generous amount on the fingerboard over a period of a few months, as it really was very dry. But your theory seems logical. Thanks.
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