Refin: 2016 Gibson LP Standard Lemon Honey Burst

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  1. Oleynior

    Oleynior Senior Member

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    Hey! Recently I received an order to refinish top of '16 LP Standard T. The factory finish was Heritage Cherry Sunburst.

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    Nitro sealer / yellow coat / the burst:
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    Headstock before and after yellow "vintage look" coat:
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  2. Oleynior

    Oleynior Senior Member

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    And the final result:

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    Before and after:
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    Hope you enjoy, best regards!
     
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  3. Norton

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    Looks so much better to my eyes. Nice work
     
  4. Archer

    Archer Senior Member

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    Yep, it's more beautifuller now.
     
  5. Chakalawaka

    Chakalawaka Senior Member

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    Much, much, MUCH better!!
     
  6. Gibsonrocknroll

    Gibsonrocknroll Silver Supporter

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    That looks really good nice job.
     
  7. bungle

    bungle Senior Member

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    Nice job. Digging it.
     
  8. Razzle

    Razzle Senior Member

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    That thing looks fantastic!!
     
  9. Netwarrior

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    Stunning result! It seems you removed the original finish by sanding. How did you avoid damaging the carve?

    Thanks!
     
  10. 61LPSG

    61LPSG Senior Member

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    Huge improvement, and excellent job. I love rhe grain on that one.
     
  11. OldBenKenobi

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    Massive improvement.
     
  12. Freddy G

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    NICE JOB!
     

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