Lutherie Guides

How to Fix Fret Buzz (the right way)

Learn how to diagnose and repair electric guitar fret buzz. This guide walks you through a failsafe method to rid yourself of buzzing in any scenario.

How to Refret a Guitar

A step-by-step guide to walk you through the process of performing a complete re-fret job on your guitar – with easy to follow diagrams included.

How to Print a Guitar Template

Making your own guitar templates is much simpler than you might expect – all you need is a standard printer, paper, and some MDF.

Signal Phase & Switch Mods Guide

Everything you need to know about signal phase relating to your guitar’s pickups – what it is, what it sounds like, and how to use it!

How To – Variable Capacitor Selector Mod

Learn how to make your own varitone knob using a variable rotary switch – you will be able to flip between multiple capacitors with ease.

18v Battery Modification for Active Pickups

One of the most popular modifications for active pickup sets – the 18v mod makes a significant change to your guitar tone’s headroom!

How To Make a Killswitch for Your Guitar

The most extensive guide to making your own guitar killswitch on the web. It’s a simple modification with plenty of helpful diagrams.

How To: Compound Radius Router Jig

A pictorial guide to help you construct a router jig capable of creating perfect compound-radius fretboards. Make sure you check the videos at the end!

How To: Circle/Radius Cutting Jig

A simple yet effective router jig for making circular cuts – this is pretty much the standard for any carpenter or luthier – even a bit more complex.

Compound Radius Calculator

A complete toolset for calculating the measurements to achieve the most perfect fretboard construction possible – your action will never be lower than this!