Guitar Refinish and Restoration

Our vintage finishes and restorations are recognized throughout the world as the finest and most authentic available today. the phrase, “Finished by Lay’s Guitar Shop” is used as a selling point for dealers advertising in such international magazines as Vintage Guitar and 20th Century Guitar. These instruments continue to bring a premium price due to the high quality of our finish and restoration work.

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  • Fender 50s and 60s: solid body guitars and basses, butterscotch, blonde, 2- and 3-tone sunburst, and custom colors (includes yellow base coat, white primer and DuPont® color and nitro clear coat).
  • Gibsons/Les Pauls: Gold tops, all types of vintage sunbursts, and Gibson custom colors.
  • Gretsch, Rickenbacker, etc:
  • Relic and aged finishes and parts: Includes aged tinting of finishes and plastic parts, aging of metal parts, and lacquer checking.
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