Restoring vintage guitar pickguard

Electric Guitar | Gibson Les Paul, Vintage

Some vintage guitar pickguards attract bids over $3,000. That may seem insane, but, as a matter of fact, the material used to make old pickguards is different from new ones and the thickness of layers is slightly different. So people who value authentic vintage guitars don’t neglect even the humble plastic pickguard. That’s why repairing vintage guitar pickguards is sometimes required, work like filling holes, flattening warps, and removing scratches or even engraved letters, as in this case.

Engraved letters on the vintage guitar pickguard
Before repair
Restored vintage guitar pickguard
After repair

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