Guitar Making

Short course

In Lincoln

£ 1001-2000

Description

  • Typology

    Short course

  • Level

    Beginner

  • Location

    Lincoln

  • Duration

    1 Month

  • Start

    Different dates available

Description

Our guitar making course teaches you to make a classical guitar, using traditional tools, and perfecting the skills and techniques that have enabled luthiers over the centuries to build the finest stringed instruments.

Facilities

Location

Starts

Lincoln (Lincolnshire)
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2 Broad Dale Close Lincoln, ln2 2fd

Starts

Different dates availableNow taking bookings

To take into account

Learn to make a classical Spanish guitar

Beginners or those with some skills

Some woodworking skills an advantage

Certificate

One to one teaching

You will receive more course information by email within 24 hours.

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Subjects

  • Some woodworking skills
  • A patient approach
  • Guitar design
  • Classical guitar making
  • Lattice classical guitar making
  • Learn to make a guitar
  • Making rosettes and soundboards
  • Making the guitar neck
  • Guitar strutting
  • French Polishing

Teachers and trainers (1)

Roy Summerfield

Roy Summerfield

Tutor

Course programme

The full course program includes:

Look at the history of guitar designs and their evolution
Choose a model to base your guitar on
Select appropriate tone wood
Make traditional Spanish work board (solera), rosette jig, bridge jig etc.
Join soundboard and back, thickness to final dimensions
Make rosette and install
Prepare struts and glue in place
Bend sides
Make kerfed linings and tentelones
Make neck with head and Spanish foot / heel and fit machine heads
Assemble soundboard, head, sides
Fit back bars, linings, tentelones
Attach back to sides
Make and fit purfling and binding
Prepare fingerboard with fret slots and attach to neck
Check levels and insert fret wire
Make and attach bridge
Make nut and saddle
French polish guitar
String up

Guitar Making

£ 1001-2000