eddie van halen wiring

The DIY guitar that shook the world: Eddie Van Halen's Frankenstein.

Photo courtesy of Luiz Cesar Pimentel.

The simple circuit that rocked the world.

Hello! This month we're going to explore a very unique wiring created by a guy from the Netherlands named Edward Lodewijk Van Halen, better known as Eddie Van Halen. The development of his playing style is inextricably linked to his famous DIY guitar, nicknamed Frankenstein, which Eddie put together out of factory-second Charvel parts in the 1970s. The result was one of the most unique guitar designs ever, both electronically and cosmetically.

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