Nu Capsule

The Nu Series Modular Active Pickups are hacker friendly, general purpose pickups that can be used in a variety of applications.

Nu Multi

The Nu Multi is a complete multi-channel pickup comprised of multiple Nu Capsules in a familiar 'single-coil' form factor.


The Nexus-GK is a flexible, and hacker friendly breakout box that connects your multichannel guitar to the outside world.

Ascend VPU

Ascend VPU is an audio plugin for modeling the sonic characteristics of electric guitar pickups. Designed for multichannel pickups with wide and flat frequency response.

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Carbon-Glass Truss Rod

A Little Relief Do we need an adjustable truss rod? Unlike wood, carbon fiber is not affected by temperature or humidity. Some guitar builders using

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Bamboo Preparation (part 1)

It all starts with a nice manufactured plank for the neck-thru middle section made of Bamboo interspersed with multiple layers of Carbon fiber laminated with

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3D Rendering

Here are a couple of 3D renderings of the CAD model. Solid modeling is fun as soon as you get the hang of it. It

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Neck Thru-Neck construction (No body and neck joints) Material: Bamboo-epoxy laminate thru-neck core 3 Layer carbon fiber skin neck bottom 4 Layer carbon fiber head

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My First Guitar

Flashback Yeah, that’s me, more than 20 years ago. That’s the first guitar that I built when I was in high school almost 30 years

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As always, it all starts with a good design. I can be a hacker. Sometimes I am. But for projects I love most, the perfectionist

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I’ve been working on this project on and off. Now, a few months have passed. The last blog entry was written in November. It’s not

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Black Steel

Lightweight but stronger than steel, carbon fiber reinforced plastics (CFRP) or carbon fiber in short, was once considered a very expensive space age material used

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The Mystical Plant

The Land Breeze and the Sea Breeze were married and had a child: a giant bamboo plant. The first man, Malakas (Strong), and the first

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