To make these instructions easier to follow, acrylic with brown paper still on it is being used. If you peel the paper off of your pieces before gluing them together, you will have a transparent box through which you can see the electrical components.

Goal: Manufacture a two-post electromagnetic pickup.

Figure 1. Assembled Pickup

Tools Needed:

Laser Cutter
Super Glue
Wire Cutters
Pickup Winder (Optional)

Materials List:

Acrylic, 1/8″ Thick
Magnets x2
28AWG Wire

Parts Diagram:

Figure 2. Pickup Body Pieces
  1. Assembly Jig
  2. Side Walls
  3. Bottom Plate
  4. Top Plate
  5. Dividers


Laser Cut Files
Assembly Jig File

Assembly Instructions