Hi guys , My customer has a paisley front tele bass from 1968 . Rare ! But the paisley overlay is cracking and lifting a little . Does anyone have experience of a repair for this ? I'm thinking of injecting epoxy or C.A. into the cracks then clamping down with a waxed plexi caul . Thanks .
From the net: "In 1968 and 1969, Fender produced the Telecaster (and Telecaster Bass) with a set of floral finishes. These were actually applied by coating the guitar in wallpaper and covering it in clear coat with a sunburst-like fade."
So no one has tried reglueing the paisley ?
thanks Paul , your input is always very enlightening . I will experiment and post my results for posterity .
I used Titebond...First , I used some diluted with a bit of water....Then I followed with full strength...Used a suction cup tp work the glue in everywhere...Clamped with waxed plexi...So far , it's held up for 6 years..