Welcome to Wishbringer Hand-Crafted Instruments!


Please note:  this is an information site for customers of Wishbringer Music; as such it does not accept memberships.  However all visitors are welcome to read, explore and benefit from the information here.

What is a Wishbringer Guitar?  What makes our instruments unique collector items?

FlatCat Surface-Mounted Guitar Pickups   Learn about this unique, tone-rich pickup that's only 1/4" thick!

Pickup Power-- The Ohm Misconception    Ohm ratings are an industry-wide method of measuring guitar pickup power-- and it's totally bogus.  Learn more about this common misconception here.

How to Play a Cigar Box Guitar.  Quick tutorial showing how easy it is to start playing this instrument.

How to Tune a Cigar Box Guitar.  It's easy once you know the tricks.  You don't even need a digital tuner if you're just playing by yourself.

Improving Your Volume, Tone and Sound.  Volume too low?  Tone not quite right?  Check this section for common-sense suggestions.

Hunting Down Noise and Sound Issues Step-by-Step  You know you have a problem with the sound, but how do you track it down?  The first of several articles here on this complex subject.

Choosing Your Strings.  What strings are best for your guitar?  This guide provides a foundation for choosing the strings that are right for you.

Building a Box Guitar. A special section for customers of our FlatCat™ pickups.

250k or 500k Pots-- Which Should I Use?    One of the most frequently questions asked-- and a simple answer to that question.

Step-By-Step Hum Test. A quick set of steps for tracking down the basic source of unwanted hum.

Tracking Down Hum.  pt 1. Locating and fixing that annoying amplifier hum.

Tracking Down Hum pt 2.  Where is that  hum still coming from?  This article can help you locate and eliminate the problem.

Phase & Polarity    Still hum present after troubleshooting?   Weak pickup sound?  Check these phase and polarity installation guidelines.

Wishbringer Instrument Archive   Photo examples of instruments currently being enjoyed by very satisfied customers.

Customer Photos    Photographs from customers of  FlatCat-based guitars.




Contact Us / Shipping Notice / Return Policies.  Give me a shout if you need help or advice. 

An Alternative to Volume & Tone Knobs

Soldering Technique for your Guitar


Red Wine FlatCat Guitar
Added by Wishbringer
Posted on September 16th 22
Brooks Williams at Shrewsbury
Added by Wishbringer
Posted on January 11th 22
Callanta Plays a Wishbringer CBG
Added by Wishbringer
Posted on November 1st 20
Dual FlatCats on Custom Wishbringer CBG
Added by Wishbringer
Posted on December 5th 19
Brooks with FlatCat
Added by Wishbringer
Posted on April 26th 19
Quintin Plays a Wishbringer CBG
Added by Wishbringer
Posted on October 28th 15

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