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Daphne Blue Stratocaster Refinish

This is a modern Fender Highway 1 Stratocaster that was changed from “hearing-aid beige” to Daphne Blue.

Gibson Cherry Red Refinishes – EB-0 and Coronet

Cherry Red Epiphone Coronet This was a complete refinish in Cherry Red. This guitar is rumoured to have been owned and played by Steve Marriot. Another complete refinish…

Vintage White Les Paul Junior

I built this Les Paul Junior copy from scratch and finished in in Vintage White nitrocellulose lacquer. The body is one piece of mahogany, with a maple neck.

1967 Fender Mustang Refinish in Olympic White

This was a complete refinish in Olympic White. A tinted clear coat was sprayed to mimic aged lacquer.

1966 Precision Bass Sunburst Refinish

The body was received in stripped condition and the colours for the 3-tone sunburst were matched to what remained in the pickup cavity. The central yellow area, being…

1961 Stratocaster Refinish in Fiesta Red

This 1961 Stratocaster has been owned by the same person since 1967. Unfortunately the previous owner did the buyer “a favour” by refinishing it in black! It is…

1956 Les Paul Gold Top

This Les Paul came to me badly refinished in polyurethane varnish. I completely stripped it (apart from the area around the serial number) and refinished it in nitrocellulose…

1957 Stratocaster Refinish in Sherwood Green

This genuine 1957 Stratocaster body was bought by a strat collector and formed the base for a rebuild using original parts.

Burns Nu-Sonic Refinish in Black

This 1964 Burns Nu-Sonic was brought to me as a box of bits. The owner said that it had been painted in “B&Q polyurethane spray paint” and it…

Creating a Sunburst Finish with Aerosols

The images and text below show you how easy it is to get a great sunburst effect using my nitrocellulose lacquer aerosols. The guitar here is a SAGA…