Finding an affordable vintage guitar is a near impossibility. Every now and then you hear a story of someone walking into a pawnshop or garage sale and finding that one stellar guitar: the guitar whose battle scars could tell a thousand stories. In this tutorial, guitar luthier Steve Soest will walk you through the steps that will transform your guitar from an ordinary axe into a reliced masterpiece. Steve will show you how to etch, stain, create dings, bumps, rust, cracks, and even cigarette burns that will result in your guitar catching the "vibe" of a vintage guitar.
By viewing this movie and using any of the techniques or materials shown, you agree that you do so at your own risk and at the risk of damage and/or total loss to your instrument. Using aging techniques and materials to make a guitar look prematurely antiqued is a volatile and unpredictable process. You must use common sense, and adequate safety precautions. Your guitar or some parts of it could get damaged or ruined beyond repair. You may also injure yourself and third parties. You agree to indemnify and hold HowAudio.com and R2Media.com, LLC, completely harmless from any and all claims, actions, damages, losses, injuries, penalties, liabilities, and/or any other loss, and included all threats thereof, arising from and/or related to this agreement, the herein video, and/or any other matter related thereto, including, but not limited to, changes you make or attempt to make to your guitar.