ColorTone Tinted Aerosol Guitar Lacquer

ColorTone Tinted Aerosol Guitar Lacquer

ColorTone Tinted Aerosol Guitar Lacquer Vintage Amber

Vintage Amber

Item # 5880
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ColorTone Tinted Aerosol Guitar Lacquer Cherry Red

Cherry Red

Item # 5881
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ColorTone Tinted Aerosol Guitar Lacquer Tobacco Brown

Tobacco Brown

Item # 5882
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ColorTone Tinted Aerosol Guitar Lacquer Red Mahogany

Red Mahogany

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ColorTone Tinted Aerosol Guitar Lacquer

About This Item

Traditional finishes made simple! Ideal for touch-up work, or for finishing an entire instrument. Fast-drying and resistant to alcohol and water.

Formulated specifically for musical instruments. Tinted and sunbursted nitrocellulose lacquer finishes never go out of style. Now you can finish your instruments in beautiful traditional colors that enhance the wood grain, without complicated spray equipment.
13-ounce spray cans.

ColorTone® Tinted Aerosol Guitar Lacquer can be sprayed over smooth unfinished wood; over sanded basecoats of grain filler; over ColorTone nitrocellulose Sanding Sealer, and over ColorTone Stains. Spray additional coats of ColorTone Clear Aerosol Guitar Lacquer for a hard, durable finish with a deep gloss.

Aerosol spraying is an economical way for the beginner to apply a finish. Aerosols produce a slightly rougher surface than spray guns however, and more sanding of the clear topcoats may be needed for a level finished surface. Tinted coats should not be sanded.

Application Tips: We recommend spraying multiple thin coats, in a low humidity environment. Heavy-bodied Sanding Sealer (one coat equals two coats of lacquer) will seal stained or unstained wood before the color coats or clear topcoats are applied. At least one can of Sanding Sealer and 4-6 cans of lacquer will usually finish a complete guitar.

Use warm lacquer, not cold!
Pro shops spray heated lacquer because cold lacquer spatters, requiring extra sanding. You should warm up your aerosol lacquer too, simply soak them in a sink of warm tap water.


Our ColorTone Aerosol Finishing Kit is a great choice for the first-time instrument maker. It includes our easy-to-apply clear gloss aerosol finish with the best instruction book available!


CALIFORNIA PROPOSITION 65 WARNING
WARNING: Cancer and Reproductive Harm - www.P65Warnings.ca.gov.


Trade Secrets!

Trade Secrets!

How to spray a sunburst using aerosol cans

Erick Coleman uses tinted aerosols to recreate a vintage Strat 2-tone 'burst.

Instructions

Product Instructions

ColorTone Tinted Aerosol Guitar Lacquers

Application instructions and a finishing schedule for ColorTone Tinted Aerosol Guitar Lacquers.

Nitrocellulose Finishing Schedule

A step-by-step flow chart of nitrocellulose finishing.

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5.0

Always first class

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Great color! For almost $20 a can, I think a fan spray nozzle would make it a bit better.

5.0

No spray gun to clean..

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Always works great for me.. but don’t rush a good thing. Shake and heat the can with the hot water in the sink method.. and if possible.. I use a blow dryer or a portable heater and heat my neck or body that I’m spraying.. and using light thin coats with about an hour or so between.. and as I said .. it works great for me.. sometimes the neck finish is so smooth, I can buff it out by hand. Also when you’re done just pop the cap back on the can and no spray gun or equipment to clean.. I really like this stuff.

4.0

Good Nitro

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Easy to work with. I'd like it to be less yellow, more tan.

5.0

Extremely surprised and happy with this spray!

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I wanted to make the quilted maple top I bought from stewmac 12 years ago pop like it deserved. I got unbelievable results from using spray cans. I really didn't expect it to turn out this well and I'm extremely happy!

5.0

Nice Color

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I used this on a guitar I’m building (neck & headstock only) - nice vintage look...

5.0

ColorTone Tinted Aerosol Guitar Lacquer

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Great stuff!!!

5.0

COLOR LACQUER

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This stuff is cool as hell . You have to spray lightly . Very easy to run. Once you get it ,it's awesome!

3.0

Good stuff to have around when you know what's in the can

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It did what it claims to do with tinting. But for the price of this product I would have thought the label would have stayed on when warming it up in warm water. The label becomes as wet tissue. I had to get a sharpie pen and write on the can what was in it. OSHA... take a look at this situation.

5.0

Love it...great product

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Verified Buyer


Excellent coloation for restoration or matching classic sunburst, etc. A can goes a long way, and burns in beautifully with the clar coats on top. I added the upgraded spray nozzles, which are less than $1 each and worth every penny. Get the nozzles. They make a significant difference and you can adjust the pattern from vertical to horizontal and anything in between. This is pivotal when adding color for doing sunbursts or fading, as you can control your depth of coverage and color. Be sure to warm the lqcquer, do a clearing spray before your first passes to prevent spitting, then clear the nozzle afterwards. Be aware that when you get to the very bottom and want that last pass or two, there can be minor spitting. Otherwise the laydown is incredibly consistent, low orange peel, etc.

5.0

Vintage Amber Nitro tint

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Great stuff...been using it for repairs for years!!!

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