Putting Stickers on an acoustic guitar?



Asked by: Everard Foreman

It’s negligible,” says Fender Acoustic Product Specialist Rodrigo Ibieta. The basic rule is that anything that can dull the vibrations of the wood could have a negative affect on tone, but, per Ibieta, “unless you’re layering the guitar in stickers 99.9% of people won’t notice much of a change in sound.”

Is it OK to put stickers on an acoustic guitar?





Guitar stickers do not affect guitar sound / tone. This applies for all acoustic and electric guitars (including bass). Stickers do not have any significant impact on vibrations on the guitar. You can even place stickers on your electric guitar pickups and even then, the tone shouldn’t be impacted.

Where should I put stickers on a guitar?

And then the third comment would be oh i know what that is i see what you did there. So why do i put stickers on my guitars. Well i'm fairly certain i got the original. Idea from stevie ray vaughan.

How can I decorate my guitar?

How to Customize Your Guitar

  1. Add stickers to the body.
  2. Customize its neck with fretboard inlay stickers.
  3. Draw on your guitar’s body.
  4. Give your guitar a fresh paint job.
  5. Install a new pickguard.
  6. Add colorful strings.
  7. Add custom tuning pegs.
  8. Pick a unique truss rod cover.

How do I protect my guitar stickers?

you need something to protect the stickers once they’re all stuck down. clear coat will make sure the edges of the stickers don’t lift up and help make them all appear level with one another. the project will look much much better with clear coat than without. I used brush on polyurethane.

Is it a good idea to put stickers on a guitar?





It’s negligible,” says Fender Acoustic Product Specialist Rodrigo Ibieta. The basic rule is that anything that can dull the vibrations of the wood could have a negative affect on tone, but, per Ibieta, “unless you’re layering the guitar in stickers 99.9% of people won’t notice much of a change in sound.”

Are fretboard stickers useful?

These frets are marked on steel string guitars and are missing on classical guitars. You can hold the guitar in the correct position and quickly, at a glance, see where you are. This visual aid will help you reach your ultimate goal of not having to look at the fret board; this coming with time, patience and practice.

How do I get stickers off my acoustic guitar?

Get it all saturate onto the paper towel and then just hold it down on to the sticker and let it soar the naphtha. The naphtha we'll go ahead and soften the glue and allow me to peel the sticker.