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Glossy surface guitar - white light scanner

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Glossy surface guitar - white light scanner

Postby orchard1956 » Tue May 05, 2015 2:35 pm

Scanning a guitar. Hardware removed. Glossy surface. Dark red back, sunburst front.

What can I expect the results to be if using SL-2.
Has anyone achieved good results without any surface coating.
I have tried Diatomaceous Earth Powder using a facial powder puff pad and then scanned with Scantech Laser with reasonable results.
But I am interest in the SL-2 and it's capabilities.

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Re: Glossy surface guitar - white light scanner

Postby WalterMo » Wed May 06, 2015 8:38 pm

Unfortunately every kind of visible light reflects at a glossy surface. Therefore you have to tarnish its surface. Here we have posted different kinds:
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Re: Glossy surface guitar - white light scanner

Postby Zeppelin1007 » Mon May 18, 2015 5:19 am

I scanned a purple les paul neck a few years back. Buddy wanted a copy of the neck on his custom guitar i was cutting on my CNC.

After much tinkering, using a 405nm "purple" laser and some tweaking of the camera settings worked best. Although the shiny frets still made it throw a huge fit. The back profile, that was glossy purple came out great though and copied beautifully. There was some glare, and it showed up as data that wasnt connected to the neck, so, deleting it out of david was cake.
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