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fherieb
03-19-2009, 07:20 PM
in the works...




http://i41.tinypic.com/do4dat.jpg
http://i44.tinypic.com/fm1bx5.jpg

Lori
03-19-2009, 07:27 PM
I like the colors. What kind of paint are you using, and how are you going to seal it? Looks like a fun project.

–Lori

grappler
03-19-2009, 07:53 PM
i agree, that looks like an awesome project

fherieb
03-19-2009, 08:29 PM
thanks. im using acrylic paint found in michaels i think called craft smart. im gonna finish it with gloss

Ahnko Honu
03-19-2009, 10:39 PM
What kind of ukulele is under that paint? (please don't say Kamaka) :D
Can't wait to see the finished results. ;)

fherieb
03-20-2009, 07:57 AM
its just a cheap $40 hilo. this will be the first uke for the person its goin to.

ive painted another one here
http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4331

ukulele2544
03-20-2009, 08:26 AM
first time I saw a blue bird looking ukulele but it's cool!

Ahnko Honu
03-20-2009, 08:38 AM
its just a cheap $40 hilo. this will be the first uke for the person its goin to.

ive painted another one here
http://www.ukuleleunderground.com/forum/showthread.php?t=4331

AWESOME Giraffe, paint scheme matches the long neck. ;)

fherieb
03-20-2009, 10:30 AM
finished painting now i gotta add clearcoat after i do some touchups

http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t273/fherieb/100_3532.jpg
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t273/fherieb/100_3533.jpg
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t273/fherieb/100_3534.jpg
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t273/fherieb/100_3535.jpg

fherieb
03-20-2009, 10:30 AM
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t273/fherieb/100_3536.jpg
http://i162.photobucket.com/albums/t273/fherieb/100_3537.jpg

Lori
03-20-2009, 02:11 PM
Did you have to prep the surface to make the paint stick? Any sanding? Primer coat? Are you going to spray the clear coat, or brush in on?

–Lori

fherieb
03-20-2009, 06:36 PM
i sanded it down before painting. im thinking of brushing on the clearcoat instead on spraying it on. i wanna try a differnet way than last time to see how it goes.

fherieb
03-26-2009, 04:22 PM
finished it awhile ago...
i couldve done a better job with the clear coat though...


http://i42.tinypic.com/2nlbghu.jpg
http://i41.tinypic.com/23lbprb.jpg
http://i43.tinypic.com/302mesl.jpg

fherieb
03-28-2009, 08:54 AM
http://i42.tinypic.com/dbs46c.jpg

deach
03-28-2009, 08:55 AM
Have you tried looking at it under a black light?

lisaxy424
03-28-2009, 10:52 AM
That is one sexy uke! Can't wait to see your whole line ;)