Ibanez released many Joe Satriani Chrome guitars, however each one was plagued with flaws and imperfections. In 2012, Gene Simmons asked Cara to produce a Chrome bladed AXE and Punisher guitar for the 2013 NAMM show. After a year of development and working with chemists, engineers, and using our internal staff of chemical coatings experts, we proved that we had what it took to solve the problems and produce hundreds of custom guitars in Chrome and Gold for Gene Simmons Axe Company.
Working on our Chrome Plating process for wood, we experimented a lot. This Cara Hellfire guitar started as a perfect Chrome finish. We tried different polishes, temperatures, and chemicals on […]
This Ibanez Jem required a unique one-of-a-kind paint scheme, but it needed to utilize the original colors. We used an acid wash scrub technique to make each color pop, then […]