Guitar Finishing Step by Step - Dan Erlewine & Don MacRostie
In Guitar Finishing Step by Step you will learn everything you need to know about materials, techniques and equipment for creating a professional looking nitro finish on your stringed instruments.
Partial list of topics discussed:
Materials and tools
Abrasives • Solvents • Fillers • Colorants • Topcoats • Buffing materials and equipment
The basics of spray equipment • Sanding • Buffing • Basic finishing steps
Recipes for popular finishes
Fender blond, sunbursts and solids • Gibson goldtop, cherry red and sunbursts • Basic Martin-style finish • Lots more!
Stain mixing color charts • Examples of vintage finishes • Waterbase finishing steps
Guitar Finishing Step by Step: 188 pages, softcover