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Examples of Guitar Bodies with Clearcoat

Clearcoat


Here are some Ibanez JEM style guitar replacement bodies with clearcoat. We use 2-part automotive clear. Our swirl paint technique is not very flat, so several coats are needed. We sand between coats with a light grit (600) wet sandpaper. After the final coat, we use a series of wet sand steps out to 2500. The final step is a buffing wheel. The pictures capture reflections from the light from a window. The finish is like a mirror shine. Click on images to show larger image. The black and white set used HDR to really capture the details.

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  • Chris Mai
  • February 2017