Luthier Parts & Tools

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.
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Control Plate - Jaguar Style, Master, Chrome
Jaguar style master control plate in chrome. Perfect replacement for most Jaguar style guitars. 4.12” x 1.86” plate mounting center distance (0.14” diameter, recessed).
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Knob - Fender®, Telecaster / P-Bass Barrel, Chrome
Package of 2
Fender Telecaster / P-Bass knurled barrel knobs in chrome.
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Screw - Fender®, for Neck Mounting
Package of 4
Genuine Fender® neck mounting screws. These neck mounting screws are chrome plated and are the standard screws included on most Fender® screws, Includes a full set of four Phillips screws.
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Potentiometer - Fender®, 250kΩ, Knurled Shaft, No Load
250K ohm. for most Stratocasters and Telecasters. Original guitar hardware. CTS manufactured, includes capacitor. Comes in Fender ® packaging. Some Fender guitars have a unique tone circuit that features a "Delta Tone' Control. The "Delta Tone' system consists of a high output bridge pickup and special 'no-load' tone control for the middle and bridge pickups. This new pot has a detent at the 10 position which bypasses completely any filtration through capacitors.
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Fret Wire - Stainless Steel, 2 ft lengths, various sizes
High quality stainless steel fret wire available in popular sizes. Straight 2ft lengths sold individually or by the pound. For standard 18% Nickel-Silver options please see:
  • Small Sizes - P-GTFW-S-X
  • Medium Sizes - P-GTFW-M-X
  • Jumbo Sizes - P-GTFW-J-X

SKU Crown Width Crown Height Total Height Tang Width Stud Width Additional Info P-GTFW-STEEL-1 2.0 mm (0.079") 1.0 mm (0.039") 2.8 mm (0.110") 0.6 mm (0.024") 0.95 mm (0.037") Similar size to Dunlop 6260, Stew Mac 147, commonly used on Vintage Fender, Banjos, Pre-War Gibsons P-GTFW-STEEL-2 2.4 mm (0.095") 1.2 mm (0.047") 2.8 mm (0.110") 0.6 mm (0.024") 0.95 mm (0.037") A popular tall and narrow style, similar size to Stew Mac 141 P-GTFW-STEEL-3 2.7 mm (0.106") 1.4 mm (0.055") 3.2 mm (0.126")
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Potentiometer - Bourns, Audio, Knurled Shaft, ⅜" Bushing
Bourns Audio Potentiometer, Vintage Premium, Conductive Polymer, Solder Lugs
  • 0.625" W x 0.377" L x 0.625" D
  • 300° rotation
  • Power Rating: ¼ watt
  • Tolerance: 10 %
  • ¼" Fine Knurled Split Shaft
  • ⅜" Bushing Length
  • J Hooks
  • Specifically designed for vintage guitars
  • Very Low Noise
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Tuners - Gotoh, SG381, 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 schaller style button and are perfect for your three-on-a-side setup. Mounting hardware included.
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Bridge - Original Fender®, Vintage Style, Standard Strat
Vintage-style chrome bridge assembly for use on most Standard, Deluxe, Roadhouse™, Lone Star™, and Blacktop Stratocaster models manufactured from 2006-present. Includes six bent "Fender"-stamped saddles, intonation screws and springs, and saddle-height adjustment screws. Mounting hardware, tremolo claw, tremolo springs and tremolo arm not included.
  • 2-1/16" mounting spacing*
  • Standard 10/32 tremolo arm threading
  • For a variety of Stratocaster models (2006-present)

*Note that 2-1/16" bridge mounting spacing means that bridge-mounting screws will not fit vintage or vintage reissue instrument unless modified to do so.
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Potentiometer - Fender®, 1M, Solid Shaft
1M ohm, Solid Shaft. Original Fender. Used for Volume and Tone control in many Fender guitars as well as amplifiers.
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Polish - Lizard Spit, for guitar cleaning / polishing
Removes: Sweat, dirt, oil, smoke and spilled beer. Produces: Brilliant Shine. The World's Most Effective Guitar Polish! For best results use a clean Lizard Spit Micro Fiber polish cloth. Refrain from using a dirty cloth - it may scratch the surface.
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String Guide - Gotoh, RG105 & RG130, Vintage Style, Staggered Set, Chrome
Package of 2
This set of string guides includes the Gotoh RG105 and RG130 for string retention with a staggered height. One guide has a height of 2.5mm and the other has a height of 5mm achieved by using different sized standoffs. These string guides are a vintage style stamped leaflet. Mounting screws are included. String guides are also referred to as string trees or string retainers.
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Bridge - Gotoh, BS-TC1S, Vintage Tele, Cut-Down Sides, In-Tune Saddles
Colors Available:
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.
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Fret Wire - 18% Nickel-Silver, 2 ft lengths, Jumbo sizes
High quality 18% Nickel-Silver fret wire in jumbo sizes.
  • 2.6mm - 3.0mm Crown Widths, (0.102" - 0.118")
  • 1.0mm - 1.45mm Crown Heights, (0.039" - 0.057")

Straight 2ft lengths sold individually or discounted by the pound. Per pound quantities SKU Qty Price P-GTFW-J-1 28 PRICE P-GTFW-J-2 26 PRICE P-GTFW-J-3 25 PRICE P-GTFW-J-4 22 PRICE P-GTFW-J-5 18 PRICE P-GTFW-J-6 21 PRICE P-GTFW-J-7 19 PRICE For additional sizes and options please see:
  • Small Sizes - P-GTFW-S-X
  • Medium Sizes - P-GTFW-M-X
  • Stainless Steel - P-GTFW-STEEL-X

SKU Crown Width Crown Height Total Height Tang Width Stud Width Additional Info P-GTFW-J-1 2.6 mm (0.102") 1.0 mm (0.039"
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Adhesive - Bob Smith Industries, Insta-Cure Super Thin
Bob Smith Industries™ Insta-Cure™ Super Thin Cyanoacrylate. A must have for luthiers! Insta-Cure™ has a water-thin viscosity that wicks deep into joints by capillary action and cures in a matter of a few seconds (1-3 sec.). Surfaces to be bonded must be tight fitting (no visible gaps) and should be held together or clamped while you apply the CA around the edges of the seam. For glue applications with small gaps or looser fitting joints the higher viscosity Insta-Cure+™ is recommended.
  • Water-thin consistency
  • 1-3 second cure time
  • For tight fitting applications
  • Available in 1oz. and 2oz. sizes

WARNING: These products are eye and respiratory irritants. Product can bond skin instantly. Keep away from children!
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Fret Press Inserts - for Pressing Frets, Multiple Radiuses
Fret press inserts. 2.5” width brass inserts fit the S-T259-A and S-T260 fret press cauls. Used to press frets into guitar fret boards as an alternative to hammering.
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Neck Plate - Fender®, 4-Bolt 70s "F" Style, Chrome
"F" Style 4 bolt neck plate as used on 1970s Fender® guitars
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Knob - Fender®, Black J-Bass, Set Screw
Package of 3
Original Fender® Jazz Bass knob set, black, package of 3.
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Washer - Fender®, Lock Type, for Potentiometers
Package of 12
Lock washer for Fender® potentiometers. Package of 12.
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Bridge - Gotoh, GE1996T, Floyd Rose® licensed
Colors Available:
The Gotoh GE1996T is a high end locking tremolo licensed by Floyd Rose. This version of the locking tremolo is a premium option that is great for new installs or upgrading original units. The hardened steel saddles and patented stud lock technology ensure a rock solid performance. Springs, spring claw, and all mounting hardware are included along with two hex wrenches for dialing in adjustments. 40mm block.
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String Guide - Gotoh, RG15 & RG30, Modern Style, Staggered Set, Nickel
Package of 2
This set of string guides includes the Gotoh RG15 and RG30 for string retention with a staggered height. One guide has a height of 2.5mm and the other has a height of 5mm achieved by using different sized standoffs. These string guides are a modern style machined metal with improved tuning stability. Mounting screws are included. String guides are also referred to as string trees or string retainers.
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Ferrules - Gotoh, TLB-1, for Guitar, Chrome
Package of 6
The Gotoh TLB-1 is a high quality set of guitar string ferrules. These press fit ferrules are a great choice for Telecaster® guitars or any guitar with a string through bridge. Includes six ferrules.
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Bridge Pin Set - Original Fender, for acoustic
Package of 7
Colors Available:
Set of seven slotted bridge pins for use with most Fender acoustic guitars as well as other manufacturers. Includes extra bridge pin and matching strap end pin.
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Pickguard - Tele® style, 3-Ply, 8 Hole
Colors Available:
Three-ply Telecaster® style pickguards with 8 mounting holes. This pickguard has no pickup mounting holes for use with neck pickups that mount directly to the guitar’s body. All mounting holes are countersunk.
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