Wiring and other mods require a few more tools than the basic tool kit.

Remember: Follow all manufacturers instructions when using any of the tools or materials listed here. ModGuitar.com will have no liability for injury or damage caused by the use of any of our instructions.



Soldering Iron



40 watts or an adjustable temperature model suitable for fine electronics work.


Solder



High quality non-corrosive solder for fine electrical work (preferably lead-free for health).




Hook-Up Wire


Anything from high quality cloth shielded to regular copper plastic coated wire are suitable for guitar wiring. Cost and availability vary.


Electrical Tape



For wrapping soldered connections.


Wire Stripper


Many models available vary in price and quality.


Safety Glasses/Goggles



Essential for avoiding painful and potentially blinding and/burning accidents when soldering.

Other tool guides: Wiring Mod Tools, Fretwork Tools, and Building and Assembly Tools