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Old 11-30-2011, 03:48 PM   #1
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Cool -My Electric Guitar Refinishing/Paint Job Project (White with Blood Splatter!) pics

So Im in a few bands and have built some guitars before, and painted some cars, so I figured I could build and paint a Bass for my friend who wanted a blood splatter look.

You can also follow pretty much the same steps and paint a car.

This was all done from autozone spray paint (lacquer)

So, he got this black bass for free from someone who abused the crap out of it and had major dents and scrapes so most of it had to be taken down to the wood.

finally done!


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Old 11-30-2011, 03:49 PM   #2
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It's coming out great so far!
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Old 11-30-2011, 03:58 PM   #3
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Old 11-30-2011, 04:00 PM   #4
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That is wicked!
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Old 11-30-2011, 05:26 PM   #5
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thanks, I really dont want to give it back to the guy im making it for
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Old 11-30-2011, 05:27 PM   #6
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Old 11-30-2011, 08:46 PM   #7
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Old 12-01-2011, 09:49 AM   #8
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Did the fogged white layer, waiting for it to dry so I can put the next layer of blood for the 3D look.
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Old 12-01-2011, 03:17 PM   #9
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LOVE LOVE LOVE this.

I almost bought a pair of heels from Hot Topic last year that match this perfectly. White with the splatter. Kinda weird, but I work in surgery so... it's just fitting for me. haha.
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Old 12-01-2011, 04:04 PM   #10
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Nice work man. I did the same thing to a bass i got for free. Only i kept it gloss black. Awesome job!
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Old 12-01-2011, 06:13 PM   #11
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Hmmm... I see a drum shell project in my future...

Nice job. I can't wait to see the finished product.
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Old 12-02-2011, 12:04 PM   #12
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LOVE LOVE LOVE this.

I almost bought a pair of heels from Hot Topic last year that match this perfectly. White with the splatter. Kinda weird, but I work in surgery so... it's just fitting for me. haha.
Hahaha, I get it, I love the scheme but never had a guitar in bad shape to refinish.

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Nice work man. I did the same thing to a bass i got for free. Only i kept it gloss black. Awesome job!
Yeah, its a fun project, black is the hardest to do, shows every imperfection, White made this a good bit easier.

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Hmmm... I see a drum shell project in my future...

Nice job. I can't wait to see the finished product.
Yeah man, totally doable, probably just need bigger blood droplets so you could seem them from far away.
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Old 12-05-2011, 10:24 AM   #13
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Heres the final basecoat/blood pictures. Just need to do clear, and the headstock.
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Old 12-05-2011, 11:45 AM   #14
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That looks awesome! Can't wait to see it put back together and finalized!
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Old 12-06-2011, 05:18 PM   #15
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Im kind of sad to put the knobs and bridge back on cause it will cover up some of it, the bridge will actually (on accident) cover up the least detailed part, but the knobs may hide the hand print
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Old 12-24-2011, 12:18 AM   #16
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Old 12-28-2011, 06:01 PM   #17
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Cool. Reminds me of the Charvel spatter series.
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Old 12-28-2011, 06:30 PM   #18
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looks awesome. great work!
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Old 12-29-2011, 10:07 AM   #19
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Cool. Reminds me of the Charvel spatter series.
Yeah, I like theirs better than the ESP, signature one, it was more drippy than splattered



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looks awesome. great work!
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Old 12-29-2011, 12:46 PM   #20
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Nice work.

Looks bloody fantastic.
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Old 12-29-2011, 01:07 PM   #21
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Old 01-03-2012, 11:07 AM   #22
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Looks bloody fantastic.
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Old 01-03-2012, 11:25 AM   #23
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From a fellow guitar builder, very nice!
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