Learn how to wire your Gibson® guitar cleanly for great sound, and discover how its electronics work.
Now on DVD! Our 43-minute DVD with famed repairman Dan Erlewine demonstrates complete wiring jobs step-by-step, and will give you the confidence to do the job right. It also features special animations to help you understand how the pickups and electronic components function.
How to Wire a Gibson® Guitar demonstrates the basics of wiring two humbucking pickups, two volume and two tone control pots, a 3-way switch and an output jack. Dan rewires a Les Paul® style guitar and refurbishes a semi-hollowbody Gibson, using a simple wiring jig you can easily make in your shop. Proper grounding and shielding procedures are shown, to help you eliminate unwanted noise and get the best sound possible.
Disc contents Introduction: Dan Erlewine Basic soldering tools Les Paul wiring How a volume control works How a tone control works Treble bypass cap How the toggle switch works Homemade pickup tester Semi-hollowbody wiring
The DVD format includes easy menu selections for quickly reviewing and finding the information you need. We've also produced a great DVD especially for Fender players: How to Wire a Fender Guitar.
This DVD is not region-specific and is intended for worldwide use.