This three day workshop is designed for anyone and all skill levels. Guitar players, woodworkers or anyone who wants to learn the art of guitar building are welcome. You will construct a solid body guitar from prefabricated materials. Choose from a Stratocaster or Telecaster style guitar.
- Design your own headstock
- Learn to fit a neck to a body
- Install hardware: tuners, bridge & tailpiece
- Wire the electronics
- Learn fret dressing, crowning & set up
- Fine-tune & set up intonation
- Learn about different scale lengths
- Discuss different tone woods for guitar making
- Learn about tools & fixtures necessary in the guitar making trade
- Go over finishes
And learn from my 32 years of experience in the guitar making business.
All materials included. Class is limited to 6 students.
Deposit of half down is required to hold your reservation. Balance due at start of workshop. Please contact us for more information or to reserve your guitar making experience.
“Hi Dale! I can't begin to tell you how grateful I am for the training and amazing week spent in your shop! This has been one of the most enjoyable experiences I have had!”
- Robert -
“I took the amazing electric guitar building workshop in January '17, and was delighted by both the fantastic instruction by Dale and Tyler and, of course, my new strat-style guitar.”
- Brett Tenfer -
“It was a fantastic experience for me . Both Dale and Tyler were very knowledgeable and patient in their teaching.”
- Michael Catalanotti -
Saturday: 9am - 3:30pm
Sunday: 9am - 12pm
Flame Maple Top for Strat & Tele Add $230
Lefty up charge $125
Order for Pickups or Flame Maple upgrades have to be in 2 weeks prior to start date
January 6 - 8, 2017 - ENROLLMENT CLOSED CLASS FULL
April 21 -23, 2017 - ENROLLMENT CLOSED CLASS FULL
July 21 - 23, 2017 - OPEN
Deposits are non-refundable. If I need to cancel my reservation, and I give more than 30 days notice, I may apply my deposit to a future course. If I cancel my reservation less than 30 days before the course start date, and my spot is filled by another student, I will be able to apply my deposit to a future course. If I cancel less than 30 days before the course and my spot is not filled by another student, my tuition will not be returned or applicable to another class. I understand my deposit and tuition will be refunded in full in the case of any course cancellation by Nazareth Guitar Institute.
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