Luthier Parts & Tools

Control Plate - for Jazz Bass (J-Bass), Chrome
Standard (4-hole) and vintage (3-hole) versions. Replacement for most Jazz Bass style guitars. Made in Korea.
Starting at $8.20
Tuners - Gotoh, Large Schaller-style Knob, 3 per side
Package of 6
Colors Available:
These super tuners are recognized as such around the world. The SG381 feature a 16:1 gear ratio and has evolved through improvement without compromise at any stage and come equipped with a considerable application of high-technology as standard. With the improvement of precision fitting gears, marvelous touch on playing---they have gained a considerable reputation and are trusted as the No.1 machine head by many musicians all over the world. These come with a metal keystone head and are perfect for your three-on-a-side setup. Mounting hardware included.
Starting at $32.00
Switch - Switchcraft, Pickup Selector Toggle, 3-Way, right angle
Switchcraft Pickup Selector, replacement for Gibson L-Type. Similar to Gibson®. As found on 335 hollow body style guitars as well as thinner solid bodies such as the Gibson SG.
  • Tip not included, see W-SC-W0X
  • Nickel Finish
Jack Plate - Fits Les Paul, Plastic
Colors Available:
Generic plastic jack plate. Fits Les Paul and other guitars. Mount the guitar's output jack in the ⅜" hole in the center of the jack plate.
Bridge - Gotoh, Vintage Tele, Cut-Down Sides, In-Tune Saddles
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Gotoh’s Telecaster bridge has the vintage look and mounting layout with a few modern additions: The In-Tune saddles give you the vintage look with unique grooves cast into the saddle to move the contact point of each string for more accurate intonation. Each saddle is reversible and can be used in any position. This gives you a huge advantage over traditional barrel style saddles that were never designed with precision intonation in mind. The brass saddles will give you that bright Tele twang! The stamped steel base plate’s cut down sides give you the unrestricted string access that many modern players prefer.
Starting at $44.95
Tuners - Grover, Vintage, 3 per side
Package of 6
Colors Available:
Grover Vintage Tuners. 'Gibson Deluxe' Style. 3-Per-Side. Package of 6. 'Grover Deluxe' on tuners. 14:1 gear ratio This vintage machine uses a die-cast, two-piece housing for additional strength and precision. The unique bearing surface in the housing provides a rigid string post enhancing the alignment of the gear and worm. The 14:1 gear ratio provides for fine tuning.
Starting at $49.95
Potentiometer - Bourns, Dual MN Taper, Solid Shaft, 500kΩ
Dual MN taper blend-balance with center detent. Solid shaft. 17 mm body diameter. ¼ watt, 300° rotation. 6mm shaft diameter. Solder lugs. 3/8" bushing.
Pickguard Blanks - 12” x 18” sheet, 0.095” thickness
Color, Plys Available:
Blank pickguard material sheets for cutting custom pickguards, truss rod covers, and back plates. These sheets come in a variety of colors as well as single ply and three ply options. All colors feature a gloss surface.
Fret Rocker - for Identifying Uneven Frets
Fret rocker luthier tool. Four precision ground flat edges having lengths: 4.0”, 3.0”, 2.0” and 1.3”. Perfect for finding the source of fret buzz. Place the flat edge over three frets at a time and try to rock the tool. If the tool rocks, you’ve located the uneven fret.
Knob - Top Hat, Black with Gold Cap, Gibson Style, Push-On
Gibson style top hat knob. 24 spline (for knurled split shaft pots).
Washer - Bigsby, Plastic, for tremolo units
Genuine Bigsby® replacement washer for tremolo units. This white plastic washer sits beneath the spring in the cup located on the frame. These washers reduce noise and potential damage to the spring and cup.
Nut Files - Double Edge, for guitars, 3 sizes
Package of 3
Double edge nut files featuring popular guitar gauges specially designed for slotting nuts. Each set of files is specifically designed for guitars of a particular type. This set of three files will cover the work of six and cuts a smooth round bottom slot. Always try and use a file gauge that’s not more than a couple thousandths larger than the gauge of string you are using. Smaller files can be used to create wider slots by using a side-to-side movement while cutting.
  • 4” cutting edge
  • Set of 3 files
  • Made In Japan
Starting at $59.95
Partially Out of Stock
Potentiometer - Bourns, Audio, Solid Shaft, Dual Mini, Push-Pull
Mini Carbon Element, Push Pull Switch, Dual Audio, Solid Shaft. 17 mm body diameter. 1/4" watt, 300° rotation. DPDT, 6mm shaft diameter. Solder lugs. 3/8" bushing. Bourns® Model PDB183-GTR21 Guitar Potentiometer with Push-Pull Switch. Used for Split-Coil Pickup Switching Electric guitar manufacturing is a multi-billion dollar industry with major manufacturers established worldwide. From the introduction of the first mass-produced electric guitar in 1950, guitarists have been mesmerized with advances in technology and the wide array of after- market parts commercially available for guitar upgrades. Specialty products such as Bourns® Model PDB183-GTR21 Guitar Potentiometer with Push-Pull Switch allow the guitarist multiple functions utilizing a single control such as split-coil switching for humbucking (double-pole) pickups or stacked single-coil pickups, active electronics activation, and pickup phase switching.
Knob pointer - 90 degree blunt tip, USA
Colors Available:
Sold individually. USA made vintage 90 degree blunt tip pointer washer made from steel. This is a replacement for instruments requiring the vintage correct appearance of the pointer washer under the knobs.
Starting at $0.75
Switch Tip - Fender®, for Telecaster
Package of 2
Original Fender Telecaster Switch tip. Package of two. Fender part: 099-4936-000
Starting at $6.25
Tremolo springs - Replacement for Fender Style Tremolos
Tremolo tension springs. Similar to P-GTSPRN-5 but generic manufacture.
Starting at $1.15
Tailpiece - Gotoh, Height Adjustable
Colors Available:
This zinc diecast height adjustable stop tailpiece from GOTOH features threaded adjustable studs and knurled bushings. Hardware included. Anchor bushings: M8x1.25, 25mm height.
Starting at $14.70
Partially Out of Stock
Nut - Bone, Oversized, 56mm x 11mm x 6.35mm
High quality bone nut blank with extra length, width, and height. These blanks leave the shaping, slotting, and polishing to you so you can control your own custom fit and appearance.
  • Measures 56 mm x 11 mm x 6.35 mm
  • Sold individually
Potentiometer - Bourns, Audio, Knurled Shaft, 24mm
Knurled split shaft, audio. 24 mm body diameter. 1/4" watt, 300° rotation. 1/4" shaft diameter. Solder lugs. 3/8" bushing.
Tension Spring - Bigsby, Vibrato, 1" long
Colors Available:
Genuine Bigsby® replacement spring for tremolo units. These springs are 1" (25.4mm) in length. 1" springs are longer than the standard ⅞” (22.2mm) springs that are stock in most Bigsby models. This spring can be used to raise the trem arm.
Starting at $7.95
Bridge - Gotoh, Hardtail for fixed-bridge Strats
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For non-tremolo fixed bridge Strat® style guitars that have through-body string mounting. Steel saddle. Saddle intonation can be individually adjusted. Mounting screws included. Hardware included.
Starting at $40.00
Screw - Fender®, for Neck Mounting
Package of 4
Fender® neck mounting screws (4 pack)
Bushings - Kluson, ¼" bushings, for retrofitting
Package of 6
Colors Available:
Adapter bushings to retrofit US 1/4 inch post Kluson tuners in a headstock drilled for modern die cast tuners. Nickel plating. Set of 6. These Kluson® steel replacement - adapter bushings are intended for use in converting a modern 10mm drilled headstock to accept a vintage Kluson stamped steel tuning machines with the original US 1/4 inch string post diameter. Many repair shops use these to convert a vintage instrument back to original peg head specs
Starting at $6.30
Accessory Kit - Fender®, for Stratocaster
Colors Available:
Fender Stratocaster accessory kit. Includes Volume & Tone knobs, tremolo arm tip, switch tip, tremolo back plate, and pickup covers