Assemble a pedalboard to your needs with the Holeyboard ZigZag

Chemistry Design Werks' new product lets you combine 'modules' to form the pedalboard of your dreams.

Chemistry Holeyboard ZigZag
The Zig (left) and Zag (right) modules

Chemistry Design Werks has just released the Holeyboard ZigZag pedalboard. Well, actually, it’s a modular system that allows you to combine separate parts to form a board to suit your needs.

There are only three parts: Zig is a larger, two-tiered board that can fit up to six pedals; Zag is designed expressly for ‘longer’ stompboxes such as wahs; and the Z-Connector does exactly what it says on the tin. So you can combine a Zig with two Zags, for instance, if you have a bunch of expression pedals. Or go all-out with two Zigs to form a massive board. All you need is a screwdriver.

Chemistry Holeyboard ZigZag
The Zig module

Each component features adhesive-free construction: You’re meant to secure your stompboxes using cable-ties that won’t leave any marks on the face of your pedals. And the board’s pretty solid, too. The ZigZag’s built out of aircraft-grade aluminum that’ll take pretty much everything you throw at it.

Prices start from $9.99 for the Z-Connector, but a pack comprising the Zig, Zag and one Z-Connector will set you back $129. For more information, check out chemistrydesignwerks.com.

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Chemistry Holeyboard ZigZag
Two Zags flanking a Zig, ideal for if you want to separate your wah and volume pedals in the chain
If you’ve dozens of stompboxes, put two Zigs side-by-side