Students in the Workshop

Students in the Workshop

If you’ve ever dreamed of making your own guitar, we can help. With our guidance you can build an acoustic guitar in our workshop using our jigs and tools. Learn about guitar making in a friendly. relaxed and informal atmosphere. Contact us for details.

During the course, you will be able to choose what type of acoustic guitar you would like to make. We offer tuition in making O, OO, OOO (12 and 14 fret) and Dreadnought steel string guitars, as well as classical and flamenco nylon string guitars.

While making your guitar, you will learn a wide variety of essential luthery skills, including:

  • Materials selection.
  • Bending of timber sides.
  • Construction of guitar tops, backs, and bracing.
  • Theory of guitar tuning and body resonance
  • Body assembly
  • Construction of guitar necks
  • Scale lengths
  • Fingerboard construction
  • Fretting
  • Final assembly
  • Guitar finish and setup