Chet Atkins All Wah

Chet Atkins All Wah logo

A Wah‑wah pedal built into a Chuck Taylor All Star to make it even more Rock 'n Roll

Competition submission

Creative Social in collaboration with Converse and Google+ ran the Hack-a-chuck competition to inspire digital agencies around the world to create an inspiration product using a Converse sneaker.

Agency Republic created the Chet Atkins All Wah, a guitar Wah wah pedal build into the sole of a Converse Chuck Taylor All Star.

In Development

Bashkim Isai (foreground), Chris Rosser (background) and Tom Cole (centre) test the internal electronics of the Chet Atkins All Wah.

Bashkim Isai and Chris Rosser prototyping the Chet Atkins All Wah

How did we make it?

Read the development story on the Creative Social blog by Agency Republic's Executive Creative Director Al Campbell

The Chet Atkins All Wah, complete with customised logo

Rock on

Pete Boakes from the London band Young Astronaut playing his electric guitar with the Chet Atkins All Wah.

Pete Boakes with the Chet Atkins All Wah


Al Campbell
Product owner

Andy Cooper
Original concept

Pete Boakes


Jason Keet
Video production

James Hodson

Michael Robinson
Logo design


Bashkim Isai
Electrical engineering

Tom Cole