Spray Painting a guitar.

Spray Painting a guitar.

Postby al.hurst » Thu Dec 16, 2010 10:53 am

I have been researching spray painting my guitar. I am going to use krylon color coat and deft clear coat.

Anyone have any tips on this? Should I prime the guitar before the colo coats? How long does it take for the primer to dry? Any general tips?

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Re: Spray Painting a guitar.

Postby paulinnc » Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:33 pm

I would check out stew-mac for guitar specific spray paints and sights like this one http://www.diyguitarist.com/ and http://www.projectguitar.com/ You can probably find everything you need to know in there. I almost forgot, check youtube and see if any videos come up of finishing a guitar.
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Re: Spray Painting a guitar.

Postby Rusty the Scoob » Thu Dec 16, 2010 12:37 pm

Another great site is here: http://reranch.com/reranch/index.php It's a whole forum dedicated to do-it-yourself guitar finishes.
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Re: Spray Painting a guitar.

Postby al.hurst » Tue Dec 21, 2010 7:54 pm

Do any of you guys know where I can get Deft Lacquer in a spray can? I though it used to be sold at lowes but i cant find it, Im in atlanta GA.
I know I could get it online but i hate paying shipping for something that costs less then the shipping price?

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Re: Spray Painting a guitar.

Postby Pete B. » Tue Dec 21, 2010 9:00 pm

Speaking of 'painting a guitar...
We have a guy out here Simon Babbs who does some cool guitar painting.
Click on the guitars to view some of his work:
http://www.hazardous.com/sx/merrypranks ... itars.html
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Re: Spray Painting a guitar.

Postby tigerstrat » Wed Dec 22, 2010 12:42 am

Pete B. wrote:Speaking of 'painting a guitar...
We have a guy out here Simon Babbs who does some cool guitar painting.
Click on the guitars to view some of his work:
http://www.hazardous.com/sx/merrypranks ... itars.html


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