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Headstock Art :)

Discussion in 'Basses [BG]' started by fenderx55, Jun 3, 2005.


  1. fenderx55

    fenderx55

    Jan 15, 2005
    NYC/Queens
    Anyone know of a way to have a label made for the headstock since warmoth won't?
     
  2. thisSNsucks

    thisSNsucks

    Dec 19, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    I'm pretty sure you buy waterslide decal paper (not positive thats whats its called exactly) basically you print out the image you want onto the paper, cut it to size, sit it in water and it will slide off the paper, then you can stick in on the headstock, smooth it out and then put some finish poly or whatever you want over it
     
  3. Andy Brown

    Andy Brown Supporting Member

    Jul 23, 2004
    Rhode Island
    Founder: Wing Bass
    You left out the part about spraying the decal with clear lacquer or Nitro BEFORE soaking it in water.
     
  4. thisSNsucks

    thisSNsucks

    Dec 19, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    thats probably because i didnt know that lol, ive never done it to a bass, only on little car models, same concept really, thats basically how you do it, im sure the paper comes with instructions though
     
  5. tplyons

    tplyons

    Apr 6, 2003
    Madison, NJ
    Yep, gotta spray a coat of laquer otherwise your picture comes off.
     
  6. Trev

    Trev

    Feb 23, 2004
    This may be helpfull.
     
  7. fenderx55

    fenderx55

    Jan 15, 2005
    NYC/Queens
    thanks alot, i think ive actually seen that website before, i just forgot to bookmark it
     
  8. Mr.Phil

    Mr.Phil

    Apr 9, 2005
    Upstate NY
    I've seen the decals on eBay from time to time.
     
  9. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    Nino Brown has a really cool method of decalling, PM him.
     
  10. fenderx55

    fenderx55

    Jan 15, 2005
    NYC/Queens
    thanks, will do.
     
  11. fenderx55

    fenderx55

    Jan 15, 2005
    NYC/Queens
    what what's his user name?
     
  12. j-raj

    j-raj Bassist: Educator/Soloist/Performer Staff Member Supporting Member

    Jan 14, 2003
    Atlanta, GA!
    pretty sure it's Nino Brown... could be wrong. ;)