ColorTone Aerosol Guitar Lacquer, Clear GlossCategory: Glossy LacquerThe easiest way to spray a professional finish!Produces a beautiful traditional nitrocellulose lacquer finish, without elaborate spray equipment. ColorTone® Aerosol Guitar Lacquer is formulated especially for musical instruments. Fast-drying and resistant to alcohol and water, it produces a hard, durable finish that enhances the beauty of the wood.This clear nitrocellulose guitar lacquer can be applied over smooth bare wood, sanded basecoats of grain filler, ColorTone Sanding Sealer, and over ColorTone Stains. Perfect for touch-up work, or for finishing an entire instrument. The rotating-tip nozzle can spray a horizontal or vertical pattern.Aerosol spraying is an economical way for the beginner to apply a first finish without elaborate setup or equipment. Aerosols produce a slightly rougher surface than spray guns, however, and more sanding may be needed for a level surface. ColorTone nitrocellulose lacquer comes in 4 different formulas (each sold separately): Clear Vinyl Sealer, Clear Sanding Sealer, Clear Gloss, Clear Satin13-ounce spray can.How many cans do you need?Electric guitar neck: 2 to 3 cans lacquer (no sealer needed)Solid body electric: 1 can sealer + 3 to 4 cans lacquerAcoustic or archtop guitar: 1 can sealer + 4 to 6 cans lacquerMandolin or dulcimer: 1 can sealer + 3 to 4 cans lacquerBanjo rim and neck: 1 can sealer + 3 to 4 cans lacquerUkulele: 1 can sealer + 2 to 3 cans lacquerNumber of cans needed may vary depending on how heavy the coats are applied, number of coats, and desired thickness on your instrument.Use warm lacquer, not cold! Pro shops spray heated lacquer because cold lacquer spatters, requiring extra sanding. You should warm up your aerosol lacquer too, simply soak them in a sink of warm tap water. We recommend spraying multiple thin coats, in a low humidity environment.