Basically I managed to score this top for £30 ($40?) and couldn’t say no. It’s not exactly flamed or quilted but it has tons of character and I feel like using it on my hardtail single him super strat build. Now I’ve experience in using danish oil etc in finishing wood, but a voice in my head is telling me to do something different as I already have a natural finish quilt maple Jackson. It will be going on a tulip poplar body with a padauk neck and ebony board. I’m tempted to go with a green or red stain (after first using black then sanding back to help the contrast) but because the wood is a bit scrappy and unusual I’m wondering if it will take colour well, or just look like tinted plywood? I have been leaning towards a honey amber type finish because that would still leave it looking natural but add some class. But was considering tinted lacquer for that one. Any ideas? Just stick with danish oil?