Made matching pickguard for my LP

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  1. Dale

    Dale Well-Known Member

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    2017 Trad

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    Would be easier to appreciate if picture wasn't upside down ...

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    The overall gold & natural maple wood tone of that Les Paul looks really nice !
    I like the way your signature is on there.
    Could you make your signature larger and align it along the bottom edge of the pickguard ?
    I can envision your signature large enough to just fit along the bottom edge, so people can read it from across the room.
     
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    A custom matching poker chip with "Rhythm" and "Treble" in your cursive font would also be killer !
     
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    It is Laser Cut so one could do it anyway one likes. If I do it again I might. This one is actually see through. I like it right now.
     
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    You could lightly "air brush" a small amount of gold lacquer to the back side, just along the bottom edge then laser print your signature on the top side above it.
    Gold on the back side of clear plastic, similar to how the knobs are done.
    Its' likely to take a few practice attempts on some scrap material to get the color and font just right.
     
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    I thought it was figured maple as the top.

    I had made something similar on this one, but in Photoshop only.

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    This is flame maple. So it would not really show.
     
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    Yes, it is flame maple. Stain that seemed to best match was yellow food coloring.
     
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    So what is see thtough, the signature ?
     
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    Yes. We were going for deep but not through. Oops! It looked cool so I stabilized with super glue and then the polly fill it in further.
     

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    [​IMG]DrBGood, you've got quite the touch !

    Now if I could just read what it says . . .

    Just kidding, It looks great !
     
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    HUNTROLL presents . . .

    new for 2020 and beyond,

    the HUNTROLL EAGLE SG .

    Hmm . . .

    Now where might I find some awesome eagle graphics for the body and headstock?



     
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    If you have a graphic it can be done.
     

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