So building this guitar I’ve gone down a few blind alleys. Here’s the first. My original plan had been to achieve a kind of starburst type blended finish by gradually changing the blend of woodstain and linseed oil between the middle and the outside.
That didn’t work!
So then I tried putting some more woodstain on around the edge to see what that would do. It did this:
So then I spent some time rubbing that back off again. Which went surprisingly well.