January 15, 2021
Four rad add-ons and a whopping six pickup combinations for the Fender offset.
December 18, 2020
While on a Gibson factory tour, I learned I could easily make my own DIY humbucker installation tool out of materials lying around my shop.
November 27, 2020
Dirk Wacker shares what the last six months have been like for him and his guitar-tech business in Germany.
October 23, 2020
The Mod Garage guitar-aging series continues. Try these easy steps to get a vintage look on your plastic tuners.
September 11, 2020
This circuit lets you get HSH and SSS-like tones from a single guitar.
August 7, 2020
Our relic’ing series continues. Here’s an easy way to age the metal casings of guitar tuners.
July 3, 2020
With out-of-phase and coil-switching options, a treble-bleed network, and individual volume and tone controls for each pickup, this dual-humbucker’s wiring was ahead of its time when it came out in 1978.
May 29, 2020
When aging a project guitar, it’s best to take it apart and start small. First, we focus on the metal.
April 24, 2020
Over the course of his stellar career, the ace string bender and former Hellecaster has had several signature models, each wired to his unique specs. We’ll show you how to squeeze his sonic wizardry into your T-style guitar.
February 28, 2020
Yes, it is possible to age your instrument. But there are pitfalls to avoid and techniques to master.
January 31, 2020
Here’s how you can squeeze five different sounds from Fender’s iconic 6-string.
December 27, 2019
Working with vintage-style wire that has an exposed, braided-metal shield takes skill and patience. But you can do it—we’ll show you how.
November 29, 2019
Let PG’s mod guru show you how to wring more sounds from your dual-pickup guitar.
November 1, 2019
Behold the magic of the homemade electrolysis bath.
October 4, 2019
Passive bass-cut switches have been around since the late ’50s—maybe even longer. Here’s a new twist on a classic theme.
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?