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post #1 of 51 (permalink) Old 05-07-2008, 10:13 AM Thread Starter
 
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My Swirl Finish Thread

Hi all! I wanted to share some of my work with fellow Jemsiters.
Since 1992(or so), I have been blown away by Darrens work. In my opinion, his swirls are the pinnacle of a guitar finish.
So, being a creative type, i set out to learn how to do it. After LOTS of trail and error, i think im getting decent results.
This year, i purchased a nice clearcoat setup, to do 2 part polyurethane. What a difference!! I have auto refinishing experience, and this helped to get that aspect together.
Its a great thing to be able to do something like this, and have others be as excited about it as you are!!
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Speaking as a fan of swirls, I really like your work That first finish is my favourite out of the two. Excellent stuff

Have you any more in the pipeline?

Edit: Just seen your other posts! lol! Love the blue ones and that UV finish is awesome!
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i like the strat and the other swirls are great!
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Excellent! I'm having my bathroom redone soon. Perhaphs you can swirl my toilet seat as well!
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Excellent! I'm having my bathroom redone soon. Perhaphs you can swirl my toilet seat as well!
Ha!! That seat is in my Moms bathroom. I need to get a shot of it installed though. It looks better on the crapper..lol
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Nice one! Got me thinking, what else in my house can I get swirled?
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WOW!!! I think these are much better then decent results. They look REALLY nice. EXCELLENT work on all of them. My fav is the red and blue strat. Let me know when you are ready to take orders.
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This one is my favourite. real cool.


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great work! Your technique is down! I like to experiment with swirls as well as you may already know and thought the toilet seat idea was great. I think I am going to do the same to mine. Keep swirlin'!
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DUDE!!

This one is the SH!!!!!!!!!!!!!!T!!!



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The first pics is just amazing, let me know if your interested in selling it?
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Kudos to ya, good job. Maybe you can do the swirls for the
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