Since most ebony today is streaked with brown and gray, use this black ebonizer to darken new or old ebony fingerboards, bridges, tailpieces and peghead veneers on guitars, violins, mandolins and banjos. This black ebonizer, based upon an environmentally friendly formula, is the luthier favorite for making ebony uniformly black not leaving a bluish tint.
Wipe on, and wipe off the excess as needed. Clean the wood with naphtha and sand to 600-grit before staining. Mask off neck bindings, the nut, and any other areas you don't want to stain. Apply with a clean cloth or a brush and wear protective gloves.