Get a dark back finish at home
Here’s everything you need for an exceptionally deep "dark back" finish without complicated and expensive spray equipment. Don't waste hours endlessly chasing down the materials you need, we've done the hard work for you!
This Dark Back set is inspired by the very dark tobacco brown finish seen on the back and neck of many 50s Gibsons. Many current builders use this finish with an aged clear or "natural" finished top for a totally unique and striking look.
Professional results anywhere
ColorTone nitrocellulose aerosols are designed for professional finishing. These aerosols are easy to apply—even if you're a beginner you'll get a finish you'll be proud of. Nitro lacquer is the traditional choice for fine instruments, and is what guitars from the Golden Era were finished with.
Totally spray one instrument from start to finish.
It's all there—from filling the pores to spraying the final clear coat. Our R&D team worked hard to make this set the easiest way to get a professional-quality finish. The aerosols are simple to apply and go on smooth, even for beginners.
"I see a lot of vintage guitars in my shop. Most aerosols don't really come close to looking like the colors they are intended to. These ColorTone finishes nail the look of vintage beauties I've had on my bench."
—Erick Coleman, guitar repairman and StewMac tech advisor
Get the one set you'll need for a perfect color and fantastic finish!
Each spray can is 13-ounces, filler is a 6-ounce (170ml) resealable pouch.
Once you've sprayed the finish, we've got what you need to buff it to a high gloss.
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