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« on: August 27, 2006 07:45:03 AM »

Sorry if this is the wrong board for this but I don't know where to post.

Okay, so I have a cheap acoustic guitar and I can't stand it being so darn ugly. Anyone got any ideas for decorating it?

It has been finished with some sort of gloss so I don't think paint would stick. If you know a way around this, please share.

Thank yoooou Cheesy
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« Reply #1 on: August 27, 2006 11:43:07 AM »

If you wanted to paint it, you could sand it first. Unless you plan on playing it, and then I have no idea how decorating it or sanding it would affect the acoustics.
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« Reply #2 on: August 27, 2006 11:47:04 AM »

If you wanted to paint it, you could sand it first. Unless you plan on playing it, and then I have no idea how decorating it or sanding it would affect the acoustics.

Yeah I did think about that as I do plan on playing it. Thanks though. Smiley
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« Reply #3 on: September 03, 2006 12:04:20 PM »

hello !!!!!!! oooh im so excited this is ma 1st post hehe !!!! WOOOOOH!!!!! ne ways i have an acoustic guitar aswell and it would b really kl 2 funk it up!!! i dunno if this wud work but how bout covering it in magazine pics and photos of friends etc.... i might try it!!! [/font] [/font]  Roll Eyes Wink Tongue
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« Reply #4 on: September 03, 2006 12:55:48 PM »

hello !!!!!!! oooh im so excited this is ma 1st post hehe !!!! WOOOOOH!!!!! ne ways i have an acoustic guitar aswell and it would b really kl 2 funk it up!!! i dunno if this wud work but how bout covering it in magazine pics and photos of friends etc.... i might try it!!! [/font] [/font]  Roll Eyes Wink Tongue
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Yeah people keep recommending mod podge but I don;t think they sell it over as I've not seen it anywhere Sad.

ps. Congrats on you first post Smiley
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« Reply #5 on: September 03, 2006 01:39:47 PM »

 
Here is what one freind from England had to say about Modge Podge...perhaps this will help...she just adda a little water to it and mixes it in.....

  i use PVA for absolutely EVERYTHING in various amounts of layers and if i want something weather/water proof i chuck over a good helping of acrylic varnish...

if you look on the back of the mod podge bottle youll see that its basically watered down pva glue..
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« Reply #6 on: September 04, 2006 03:55:25 AM »

OOOhh I never thought about PVA, that's a terrific idea! Cheesy Thanks for that!
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« Reply #7 on: September 04, 2006 04:38:17 AM »

Acrylic paint should work , that sticks to just about anything.

It sets waterproof too.     Id never have the balls to decorate my aucoustic its just lovely the way it is.
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