Luthier Parts & Tools

Potentiometer - Bourns, Audio, Knurled Shaft, Push-Pull, Mini
Bourns Mini Carbon Element, DPDT Push Pull Switch, Single Audio taper Potentiometer. Split Shaft, Solder Lugs.
This Bourns Guitar Potentiometer with Push-Pull Switch allows the guitarist multiple functions utilizing a single control such as split-coil switching for humbucking pickups or stacked single-coil pickups, active electronics activation, and pickup phase switching.
  • 17mm Body Diameter
  • 300° rotation
  • Power Rating: 0.1 watt
  • ¼" Knurled 18-Spline Split Shaft
  • DPDT Push-Pull Switch
  • ⅜" Bushing Length
  • Tolerance: ±20 %
  • Maximum Operating Voltage: 150V
$7.95
Slug - 1215 Steel, 0.187" Diameter, for Humbucker Pickups
Colors Available:
Original, made in USA, steel slugs for making humbucker pickups. These premium slugs are made of 1215 steel. These parts are made using the same materials and processes as the most sought after vintage parts.
$0.45
¼" Jack - Rean, Stereo, Open Circuit
3 pole open 1/4" jack, 3 contacts, with washer and nut, panel thickness 3.5 mm, with 0.205" faston tabs
$1.49
Wire - Bus, 20 AWG, Tinned Copper
Sold by the foot
Solid tinned copper bus wire. Great for point to point builds, guitar electronics wiring, or any situation where insulated wire is not required. 105°C temperature rating, 600V. Sold by the foot. For 100ft spools, please see S-W428X.
$0.58
Switch - Carling, Mini Toggle, SPDT, 2 Position, Solder Lugs, Short Bat
Carling, SPDT mini toggle, 2 positions, ¼" mounting hole diameter, 0.354" bushing length.
$3.39
Potentiometer - Bourns, Audio, Solid Shaft, Mini
Mini Carbon Element, Solid Shaft. Audio. Bourns Mini Guitar pots. These are drop in replacement components. Features:
  • Carbon element
  • 6mm Solid Shaft
  • 3/8" Bushing Width
  • 3/8" Bushing Length
  • Tolerance: ±20 %
  • Power Rating: 0.1 watt
  • Maximum Operating Voltage: 150 V
  • Bourns Series Number: PDB181-GT
$2.50
Selector Switch - Fender®, Pickups, American Strat 5-Way
Whether you need to replace a worn switch or just want to add a little tonal variety to your favorite instrument, Fender® offers this high quality 5-position pickup selector switch. Includes mounting screws, one white and one black switch tip.
$9.50
Nut - replacement for Switchcraft, Deep Thread, Knurled
Colors Available:
Deep thread nut for use with Switchcraft switches. Used on some models of Gibson® guitars and other brands where the threading of the switch isn’t able to protrude through the body enough. Switchcraft toggles come stock with a flat washer and thicker bodied guitars with carved tops or Les Paul guitars with a selector ring require a nut with longer reach. These nuts will attach your switch to the nut through the body with no issues.
  • Fits genuine Switchcraft switches
  • Available in gold or nickel finish
  • Sold individually
Starting at $1.80
Wood Screw - #2 x 1/2”, Phillips, Round Head, Brass
Original, made in USA, #2 x ½” wood screws. These premium screws are made of raw brass and are perfect for mounting bobbins to baseplates. These are reproductions of the PAF style mounting screws.
$0.29
Switch - Switchcraft®, Slide, DPDT, Jazzmaster / Jaguar
Genuine Switchcraft® DPDT 2-position On-On slide switch for use on Jazzmaster and Jaguar style guitars. Upgrade cheap or malfunctioning switches with these high quality replacements.
  • Recommended .75 control cavity depth
  • 1.125” center-to-center mounting hole spacing
  • Latching
  • Screws not included
  • See S-HS440-12 for compatible screws
$3.49
End Buttons / Pins - Grover, for quick-release Strap locks
Package of 2
Colors Available:
Replacement End Pins for Grover Quick-Release strap locks. These extra end pins can be mounted on all guitars making it possible to use just one strap! Smooth, polished parts will not damage or mark up
$3.75
Potentiometer - Bourns, Dual MN Taper, Knurled Shaft
Dual MN taper blend-balance with center detent. Split shaft. 17 mm body diameter. ¼" watt, 300° rotation. ¼" shaft diameter. Solder lugs. 3/8" bushing.
$2.79
¼" Jack - Switchcraft, Stereo, double open circuit, deep panel
Type 152B. ¼" Female Stereo Input Jack 3-conductor. Thick panel-mount jack with cable clamp. Brass finish.
$8.59
Nut - Dress Nut, Threaded Through, For Mini Toggle Switches
Threaded through dress nuts for use with mini toggle switches. Unlike the other versions of this dress nut, this nut is not capped allowing the nut to thread past the top of the switch’s bushing. The uncapped top can be useful where internal depth is an issue such as parallel PCB mounting. These plated dress nuts feature a chamfered edge for a professional look and work on any 1/4-40 UNS threaded bushing. Two sides are flatted for use with a tool when fastening.
$0.95
Knob - Top Hat, Black with Silver Cap, Gibson Style
Gibson style top hat knob. Fits fine knurled pot shafts.
$2.25
Switch - Les Paul 3 Position, US Retro-Fit, silver base
Cap Colors Available:
LP/PRS style 3 position pickup selector switch. M3.5 x 0.60 switch cap threading.
Starting at $7.95
Potentiometer - Tocos, RV24, Audio, 10%, 6mm Shaft
Tokyo Cosmos aka TOCOS is known worldwide for their high quality potentiometers. The RV24 Series is a 24mm military-style carbon element potentiometer with a tolerance of 10%. The RV24 Series has been praised by both guitar and hifi amp builders for their performance and reliability. If you are looking for a top quality pot with a great feel, look no further than Tocos. Each audio taper potentiometer includes a nut, flush washer, and lock washer.
  • 24mm diameter, single-turn potentiometers
  • Carbon film element
  • Metal shaft and bushing
  • Panel mount
  • Ear-lug solder terminals
  • 6mm diameter slotted-end solid shaft
  • 10mm bushing length
  • 10mm shaft length (extended past bushing)
  • Audio Taper
$7.95
Nut - Wide Dress Nut, Threaded Through, For Mini Toggle Switches
Threaded through wide dress nuts for use with mini toggle switches. This wide based nut is not capped allowing the nut to thread past the top of the switch’s bushing. The uncapped top can be useful where internal depth is an issue such as parallel PCB mounting. These plated dress nuts feature a wide chamfered edge for a professional and unique look. These work on any 1/4-40 UNS threaded bushing. Two sides are flatted for use with a tool when fastening.
$1.05
Magnet - Bar, Alnico, Cast, 2.444", for pickups
Alnico cast bar magnets for use in humbucker and P-90 pickups. These are fully magnetized through the width and measure 2.444” x .5” x .125”.
$4.25
Switch - Carling, Mini Toggle, SPDT, On-On, PC Mount, right angle
Genuine Carling 2 Position Mini Toggle, On-On, Short Round Bat, Right Angle, PC Mount Features:
  • SPDT ( Single Pole/ Double Throw) On-On switch
  • 0.275" bushing length
  • 0.270” bat length
  • ¼" chassis hole diameter
  • Right angle, PC Mount terminals

Note: On-On switches may sometimes be referred to as On-None-On.
$2.85
Pickup Kit - Build Your Own Humbucker
Includes all parts but the magnet wire, all sets are ready for winding. Kits include Alnico 5 magnets, bobbins, poll screws, slug screws, baseplate, and coil lead wires.
$19.95
Switch - Carling, Mini Toggle, SPDT, 3 Position, Solder Lug
Carling mini-toggle switch, SPDT, Solder Lug, 3-Position, On/Off/On
$3.95
Switch - Carling, Mini Toggle, SPDT, 2-Position, PC Pins
Carling mini-toggle switch, SPDT, PC Pins. 2-Position.
  • 0.354" bushing length
  • 2-Position On/On
  • ¼" mounting hole diameter
  • Single pole/Double throw (SPDT)
  • PC mount pins
$2.85
Switch - Switchcraft, Pickup Selector, for Gibson® L-Type
Switchcraft 3 position Pickup Selector, Replacement for Gibson L-Type. Similar to Gibson® PSTS-010. As found on 335 hollow body style guitars as well as thinner solid bodies such as the Gibson SG. This version of the L-Type switch is used in the common two pickup wiring for a neck position, middle position with neck and bridge, and a bridge position.
$18.65