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After thinking it over and over i decided to do my first Les Paul refinish to my heavily relic Les Paul, all the stain and faded was done by hand with NO SPRAY GUNS, the lacquered finish was done with a spray can and polished by hand too, this was a 4 days work, around 16 hours total.

Hope you like it,The flames really got enhanced and i love it and think i will do nothing more to this baby........after I'm done with the back and sides.



Sanded body, ready for staining:



First stage of staining:



Final polished top:









#6
Looks awesome, very similar to my LP good choice sir!
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#8
Mate love all the way, the third picture actually won me over on the whole thing. Well Done.
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#9
That is one beautiful guitar my friend. Great job, be proud.
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#11
Looks so much better than any you see from the factory.

Staining and polishing by hand always yeilds the best results.

Is this the first time you have worked with staining wood? if so great job.
#14
Awesome.
Simply Awesome.
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#15
Quote by srob7001
Looks so much better than any you see from the factory.

Staining and polishing by hand always yeilds the best results.

Is this the first time you have worked with staining wood? if so great job.


Thanks man.

I did one guitar before but just staining in one color, this one was a great challenge and leaning experience on achieving the faded burst and the first time i have done a gloss surface.
#19
I'll admit I'm not a fan of LPs, they're too big and bulky for me.
But i do love the way LPs look.

And that is a fantistic finish job. Beautifull!!

Great job.

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#20
omfg!
thats awesome!
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#21
Nice work. Looks beautiful.
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#22
Quote by nicolasrivera
Thanks man.

I did one guitar before but just staining in one color, this one was a great challenge and leaning experience on achieving the faded burst and the first time i have done a gloss surface.


Thats awesome. I think your fade came out pretty good, and a lot more natural looking than the original bursts, which almost look like a see thru paint.

I have refinished a few gun stocks and it is always so satisfying when you see the end results.

I now want to stain a guitar and see how it turns out.
#26
Dude, how many forums are you on?
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#30
that's pretty sick dude!!! It looks 1000x better than the original. It's an even better feeling when you do that stuff yourself and it comes out really well!
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#32
It looks... perfect with the rosewood fretboard. Just wow!
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#33
looks great man! congrats on having the patience to do it right
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#34
You Have Created The Mother Of All Les Pauls.
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#39
I don't like les pauls -- i don't like how they play, I don't like how big they are, but god DAMN that is one sexy looking guitar. I'd have a les paul if they looked like that.
#40
NICE!!
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