Trans Honey over
Vintage Cherry Burst
Stained Trans Amber
Trans Black Cherry
Stained Trans Copper
Stained Trans Purple
Trans Blue Quilt Maple
finishes range from the natural beauty of wood grain - to the outrageous
Metalflakes and custom graphic paint jobs. Let's just say "The Sky is the
Limit..." from mild to wild!
the highest industry standard polyester top coat along with a urethane
clear. With numerous years of experience our Team has perfected the
finish application, which will still allow the guitars' enter beauty to resonate
DRL Graphics exclusively for all our finishes you can expect the
highest quality professional finish. We offer the BEST in the industry!!
Types of finishes
coat applied over the natural wood, which allows the beauty and luster of Mother
Natures uniqueness to show through
Dyes & Staining (Grain Enhancement)
are hand applied to pull out the natural
grain definition. Some stains are applied to give it that "Pop" before the
trans colors or bursts are applied.
colors that are used to the overall
base, giving it a translucent hue. It is use for wood as well as
Metalflakes and custom graphics etc.
are a silver or gold base with a trans
color applied over the top. i.e. Candy Apple Red, Candy Blue, etc.
Burst are applied
to the edge of the body giving it a color transition from dark to light.
Different colors are used for different effects. i.e. Two-Tone Burst,
Three-Tone Burst, Honey Burst, Cherry Burst, Tobacco Burst etc
a trans color mixed with Silver paint. Hues and tones are controlled by
the amount of color that is mixed in. Metallic finishes have a slight
shimmer in color such as in Metallic Black, Ice Blue, Metallic Red etc.
is pretty much self explanatory ! a solid color.
Super-Sparkle sometimes confused with
Metalflake. It has a similar sparkling effect but is actually smaller in size
and tends to dance more under intense lighting.
the larger in the sparkle family and has been used in the industry for years.
A favorite for many artist as well as for the GMP line. Provides you that
Las Vegas dazzle!
Lets just say the sky is the limit... for more
graphic ideas please check out
"If you dream it... we can make it happen!"
Other finishing touches
an accent to the appearance of the instrument. It is hand applied to the
body's edge, neck edge and head stock.
Colors include Ivroid, White, Black etc...
"final cleaning on Ivroid binding"
also an adornment than enhances the overall appearance of the instrument, as
well as fingerboard selection (examples available on our
Below are a few Inlay examples: Black,
Abalone, Pearl and Custom.
Black Diamond on
Birdseye Maple fingerboard
Maple fingerboard with
*Custom Perloid Binding
Small Pearl Diamond on
Rosewood fingerboard with
*Custom Red Metalflake
Diamond Maple fingerboard
with Ivroid binding
check out the slideshow for more photos
Metalflake Blue with
Trans color over
Silver Super Sparkle