Making Decals

From kee–(at)–den.com Tue May 28 12:18:20 CDT 1996
From: kee–(at)–den.com (R.G. Keen)
Newsgroups: rec.music.makers.guitar
Subject: Re: Custom Decals
Date: 28 May 1996 12:52:34 GMT

mfit–(at)–izvax.net wrote:

: Hi there. I’m trying to find some information for a guitar-making friend of mine with no net access.
: He’s trying to find information on where to get a short run of custom decals
: for his guitars – do you know of any companies that specialize in this sort of
: thing? Any help would be greatly appreciated.

Most cities of any size have printing shops that will make decals. “Short
run of custom decals” means “Make me a few special things that are a
unique process” to a printer, which gets translated as “I’m willing to
pay a lot of money for something odd and you’ll never see me again” in
most cases.

You can make your own decals with Dyna Art Designs’ “Toner Transfer
System” papers. Order the sheets (DigiKey has them), and find a
printing/copying/photo place that will print on your paper in their color
laser copier. Make the print, then spray a couple of coats of clear
lacquer on the sheet and let it dry. Voila, decals. The paper is about
$1.50 a sheet in 5-sheet packages. Color laser copies are about $1-$2
each.

R.G.

 

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