Don MacRostie and Dan Erlewine show you how to apply a beautiful finish, from preparation to final buffing, in these video highlights from our book Guitar Finishing Step-By-Step. Whether you use spray equipment or simple aerosol cans, you'll learn how to give your instrument a finish you can be proud of.
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Spray Finishing Basics You'll learn techniques for spraying lacquers, sealer and shellac; filling wood grain; sanding, rubbing and buffing a beautiful finish. Don MacRostie demonstrates professional spray equipment and finishes a guitar in custom-color lacquers. Dan Erlewine shows you how to get a great high gloss finish with simple aerosol lacquers, hand-rubbed compounds and a hand buffer. 115 minutes.
Sunburst Finishing The art of applying a traditional sunburst. Don uses special color-matching boards to duplicate a vintage guitar finish. You'll learn how to make your own color boards, how to mix custom lacquer shaders, and how to spray sealers, toner coats and clear lacquer topcoats. Techniques for wet-sanding, rub-out and pedestal buffing are demonstrated, too. 50 minutes.
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The DVDs are not region-specific and are intended for worldwide use.