We have one stray cat in the heated shelter, hope she stays the night, usually she spends about an hour. The Ms is giving her another tin of wet food, we have dry food outside already.
I tried it a few times, for fun, nothing organized, just a pub table.
I was surprised to beat a couple of guys bigger than me, but that’s when I was whitewater kayaking. Surprising what holding a paddle to save your life for 4 hours at a stretch will do to your hand and arm strength.
One of the trick to stain maple is after sanding you wet the maple to open the grain so it can absorb the stain.
I have done this with minwax products, but stain first, varnish after.
Not on a guitar neck.
If the stain is incorporated in the varnish it’s probably ok