Control Routing Options

T- and S-style bodies may be routed with either top- or rear-routed control cavities. For rear-routed cavities, you have a choice of T- or S-style controls. The following table shows these options.

Top-routed control cavities
T-Style Top Routed Control Cavity. This is the traditional control route for this style guitar. With top routed control cavities, the pots and switches are mounted to a control plate.
S-Style Top Routed Control Cavity. This route is intended to be used with a standard pickguard. The picture shows this route on a body routed for three single coil pickups. With top routed control cavities, the pots and switches are mounted to a pickguard.
Rear-routed control cavities
Rear Routed Control Cavities. There are three cavity shapes, depending on the body style and your choices They are shown below, along with the corresponding control holes. When you order a custom body, you get to choose which of these holes we drill/route. Or you can drill your own if these locations aren’t what you want.
S-Style Control Holes
S-style controls may include the following: switch slot, and three volume/tone control holes. These holes  are shown in the picture to the right.
T-Style Control Holes
T-style controls may include the following: switch slot and two volume/tone control holes. These holes  are shown in the picture to the right.
LP-Style Control Holes
LP-style controls may include the following: switch, two volume and two tone control holes. These holes  are shown in the picture to the right.
 Other routes and drilling patterns are possible. If you have another control route in mind, please contact us to discuss.