August 30, 2019
If you want pro results from your modding adventures, you need to learn how to handle these specialized types of cabling.
August 2, 2019
How you connect the tone cap and potentiometer to the volume control has a huge effect on your sound.
June 28, 2019
Rust begone! You’re no match for this homemade cleaning tool.
May 31, 2019
A virtually infinite palette of Strat tones at your fingertips? You bet.
May 3, 2019
Inductance, resonant peak, and Q factor: What the heck do they mean and how do they affect electric guitar tone?
March 29, 2019
With 21 switchable sounds, this mod can turn a LP-style guitar into a veritable tone monster.
February 22, 2019
It’s the most common type of wire found in modern production electrics. But how much do you actually know about it?
January 22, 2019
Does it bug you to lose treble when you roll back the guitar volume? Here are three solutions to that problem.
December 28, 2018
What are the best tools and practices for wiring a guitar? And what’s up with “push-back” wire? Glad you asked.
November 30, 2018
Metal covers offer shielding, but they also rob high end. Is there a way to get around this and have the best of both worlds?
November 2, 2018
We’ll show you how to get 15 switchable sounds from a pair of 4-conductor humbuckers, courtesy of an avid PG reader.
October 5, 2018
Here are five inexpensive ways to bring your passive tone control to life.
July 27, 2018
Crave more sounds from your dual-humbucker guitar? Here’s how to make that happen.
June 22, 2018
What does a vintage barber shop have in common with advanced fret maintenance?
May 25, 2018
It’s easy to convert the middle position on a stock 3-way switch into a potent “solo preset.”
April 27, 2018
Now it’s easier than ever to add that missing Tele-inspired dual-pickup configuration to your Strat.
March 30, 2018
When it comes to 3-way pickup selectors, there’s a new kid in town. Would you like an introduction?
March 2, 2018
Can you get benefits of shielding without sacrificing high-frequency shimmer? Where there’s a will, there’s a way.
February 14, 2018
Here’s how to adapt the cool humbucker coil-splitting scheme found in Fender’s Select Carved Top Jazzmaster to your guitar.
December 26, 2017
If your guitar’s pickups are unbranded, you’ll face uncertainty about its internal wiring scheme. Learn how to crack the all-important color code using basic diagnostic tools.