Luthier Parts & Tools

Switch - Carling, Mini Toggle, DPDT, 3 Position
Genuine Carling DPDT 3 Position Mini Toggle, Round Bat, Solder Lugs
  • DPDT ( Double Pole/ Double Throw) switch
  • 0.354" bushing length
  • 0.409” bat length
  • ¼" chassis hole diameter
  • Solder terminals
Starting at $3.50
Potentiometer - Bourns, Linear, Knurled Shaft
Bourns Linear Taper pots. Carbon Element, Split Shaft, Solder Lugs.
  • 24mm Body Diameter
  • ¼ watt
  • 300° rotation
  • ¼" Knurled 18-Spline Split Shaft
  • ⅜" Bushing Length
  • Tolerance: ±20 %
  • Maximum Operating Voltage: 250V
Starting at $2.50
Potentiometer - Alpha, Reverse Audio, ⅜" Bushing
Standard fit for most vintage American made tube amps.
$1.85
Switch - 3-Way lever for Telecaster
Oak 3 way lever switch for Tele® Standard U.S. size. Fits 1/16" x 1-1/16" slot.1-5/8" center to center screw spacing. 1-3/8" cavity depth. The importance of the “right” feel required by guitarists has resulted in a continually designed and developed lever switch, providing a superior product. For over three decades, these lever switches have been tested and refined to meet the needs and desires of guitar players all over the world. Patented “T” slugs secure solder-lug clips to the stator. Mounting screws included.
$10.50
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
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
Knob - Speed, Embossed Numbers, Gibson Style
Colors Available:
Gibson style speed knob with embossed numbers. For 6mm 24 teeth knurled shaft.
$2.25
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.
$8.95
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 - CTS, Linear, Knurled Shaft, ¾" Bushing
CTS Linear, Long Shaft 3/4 in. bushing, split knurled shaft, 3/8 in. bushing diameter. Great in guitars that have a thicker carved top (ex. Les Paul) where added bushing length is required.
  • Body Diameter: 24 mm
  • Power Rating ¼” watt
  • Bushing Diameter: ⅜" (Threading: 3/8-32)
  • Bushing Length: 3/4"
  • Shaft Diameter: ¼"
  • Shaft Length: ⅜"
  • Shaft Material: Brass – Knurled Shaft
  • 24 teeth slot and knurled shaft
  • Includes (1) Nut and (1) Lock Washer
$5.45
Knob - Gotoh, Dome, set screw, knurled for grip, 1/4” Solid Shaft
Colors Available:
¼” (6.35mm) solid shaft versions of Gotoh’s dome knobs. These premium knobs feature a diamond pattern knurl, a high quality finish and a matching set screw. For the 6mm solid shaft versions, see P-K250X
Starting at $6.50
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 $2.15
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
$3.75
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
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.
$19.95
Potentiometer - Bourns, Linear, Knurled Shaft, Mini
Bourns Mini Linear Taper Guitar pots. Mini Carbon Element, Split Shaft, Solder Lugs.
  • 17mm Body Diameter
  • ¼ watt
  • 300° rotation
  • ¼" Knurled 18-Spline Split Shaft
  • ⅜" Bushing Length
  • Tolerance: ±20 %
  • Maximum Operating Voltage: 200V
Starting at $2.80
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
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
Starting at $3.75
Switch - Carling, Mini Toggle, DPDT, 2-Position, PC Pins
0.354" bushing length. 2-Position On/On. ¼" mounting hole diameter. Double pole/Double throw (DPDT). PC mount pins.
$3.09
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.
Starting at $19.75
Knob - Top Hat, Black with Silver Cap, Gibson Style
Gibson style top hat knob. Fits fine knurled pot shafts.
$2.25
Wire Sleeving - Spaghetti, Old-Style, 11 AWG
Sold by the foot
Colors Available:
11 AWG White fiberglass sleeving is varnished and closely resembles early style spaghetti. 20 AWG available with part number S-M436W. This is a coated fiberglass sleeving made by applying a proprietary blend of acrylic polymers to a closely woven electrical grade fiberglass substrate. This sleeving has excellent electrical, chemical and oil resistance properties, excellent heat stability and flexibility for ease of push-up and recovery. It exhibits excellent resistance to oils, acids and alkalis and solvents.
$0.75