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tokaicharlie
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pickguard's

Post by tokaicharlie » Sun Jul 02, 2006 7:04 am

I need help on how to Relic a white pickguard I have tried coffee,tea and soy sauce. It's still white I'm shooting for a yellow tint. got any tips?
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Post by joukov » Sun Jul 02, 2006 8:58 am

Shoe polish, several times.

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Post by Skybone » Sun Jul 02, 2006 10:13 am

Leave it on your window cill in direct sunlight for a few weeks?

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Post by Franatic25 » Sun Jul 02, 2006 2:21 pm

Actually, I have seen good results with 1 or 2 coats of amber shaded laquer to get the effect u want. It is usually used as a clear coat on top of refinished guitars to fake some age. It works just as well on pickguards.
And since its laquer, the color will darken further over time and exposure to UV light. And a good buffer will take some of the shine out of the paint.

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