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Any favorite enamel rattle cans?

Discussion in 'Finely Finished' started by Peltogyne, Nov 8, 2013.

  1. Peltogyne

    Peltogyne Friend of Leo's

    Oct 29, 2012
    Northern California
    Hi, I'm doing a super simple project matching a headstock on a cheap Ibanez with a gloss black finish. I thought a nicely polished & leveled lacquer finish wouldn't match the cheapy paint job.

    So I just want to do a nice prep of the wood and then see how good I can get with an enamel finish in gloss black. What I've seen of enamel finishes I think will match closely with the finish on the body and it sounds like fun to try something different.

    Any favorite enamel cans to recommend? I'd like one that does a good job of self leveling. Do I need a primer on maple? I'm guessing I won't. And of course I'll do a test on scrap first :)
  2. bob1234

    bob1234 Tele-Afflicted

    Mar 22, 2013
    yes you need a primer.

    I would use a laquer paint over enamel as well. Any reason you want to use enamel?
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