Reply To: Refinish of Yamaha P-32D

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Daren Banarsë
Keymaster

Thanks for the update Alan. This is really valuable info!

Here’s the colours you’re currently thinking about:

Rust-Oleum Colonial Red
red paint

Rust-Oleum Walnut
walnut paint

Rust-Oleum Espresso
walnut paint

Maybe you could borrow the pickguard idea from guitars, and have a protective section in the places most likely to have prolonged contact with the player? This could even be a fancy wood veneer.

I’d love to see a melodica finished in faux wood. Its a technique you can learn quite quickly apparently. You apply a base coat, and streak the grain on afterwards with a comb. Finish with strong varnish

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