This thread is in relation to my S7420 refinish project, but I decided to start a new thread for it since it may become useful to others in the future. If a thread like this already exists, lock it and call me an asshat.
So, luthiers, carpenters, kids in wood-shop class, post some good tips and tricks on how to get a really nice looking stain on a guitar.
For mine, I plan to go with the suggestion from William and give it a dark red stain.
apply stain, rub into grain