painting a mahogany body

eiopago

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hi,
i have an unfinished mahogany body.
i need to paint it with a solid colour.
how would i have to do this?
i mean, do i have to do something before i apply the paint?

thanks a lot in advance and excuse my ignorance
 

bpmorton777

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yes, you will want to read up on it and ask lots of questions so you know what you are doing.
besides looking here in the DIY finishing section you might want to check out

http://www.reranch.com/basics.htm
http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Video,_DVD/Finishing,_repair/Spray_Finishing_Videos.html
http://www.stewmac.com/shop/Books,_plans/Building_and_repair:_Finishing/Guitar_Finishing_Step-By-Step.html

Brian
 
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