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post #1 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-03-2004, 05:47 PM Thread Starter
 
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BSB wannabe....

i'm soon done sanding down my guitar, and i've been thinkin about this:
set the bastard on fire, putting it out after some time, ang going over it with a steel-braided brush.
what do you guys think of that?

what shall i use to set it on fire with?

Ray
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post #2 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-03-2004, 07:03 PM
 
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I donīt think is Good idea.

You can burn your self triying to put it out..and i think it will burn very fast and you can damage your body. ..

i use a heat gun in my Mod over here:


http://www.jemsite.com/phpbb/viewtop...bb6f7bc3566c6b

it burns very fast just by passing over a 2 cm !!!

but if you wanna try be my guest.


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post #3 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-03-2004, 07:16 PM
 
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If you want the true BSB finish

http://projectguitar.com/tut/bsb.htm

excellent results.
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post #4 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-03-2004, 07:55 PM
 
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post #5 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-03-2004, 10:08 PM
 
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I've always wanted to actually barbeque a guitar body, so that you have cross pattern grill lines, and a faded burn in between. You know, really make it look like a pork chop or something. Then put a carmel colored stain/glaze over it, but leave the indentations from the grill in it so it looked like a pork chop with sear marks, rather than sand it smooth. Leave drips and runs in the gel stain too, so it looks like juices and drippings.
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post #6 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-04-2004, 02:36 AM
 
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I've burnt about 4 or 5 guitar bodies, sanded them and then stained them and put a beewax finish on. The results have always been great. Looks, feels and sounds nice. Even you grandma will like them.

Heat gun is ok for kiddies, real troopers use a gas flame. Burn baby, burn!
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post #7 of 7 (permalink) Old 03-04-2004, 03:59 AM Thread Starter
 
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got any pics mr. orange?
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