Instrument Set Up Workshop

instrument set up workshop Greg Voros


     In this 2-day workshop you will learn the techniques necessary to adjust any stringed instrument for optimal playability and tone. Taught by master luthiers Dale & Tyler Unger with special guest Greg Voros in some workshops. Greg is a master repairman and also is the repair shop manager at Gruhn Guitars in Nashville, TN.

      This course explains the mechanical operation of the guitar and all other stringed instruments, including all types of guitars and bass guitars (acoustic & electric). Learning the craft of setting up a stringed instrument is ideal for every musician or luthier. A better understanding for your instrument will always come in handy. NGI provides each student with their own individual workstation and all necessary tools, all you need to bring one of your favorite guitars or basses. 

     I would be happy to discuss any additional details over the phone at your convenience. Please feel free to contact us at (570) 856-1324. One half of the cost of the course is required as a down payment in order to reserve your place.


Classes are filled on a first come basis.
Cost of the workshop: $875 


In this workshop you will learn and do....


  • String height adjustment
  • Intonation / Saddle compensation
  • Neck relief
  • Truss rod adjustment
  • String break angles at nut
  • Selecting string gauges & types for instruments
  • Height of strings at the nut
  • Nut & Saddle making
  • Fret Dressing 
  • Tuning systems
  • Various tremolo systems
  • Bridges
  • Finish care
  • Tools you need



Greg joined the Gruhn Guitars repair shop in 2005 and has kept things running smoothly and efficiently since becoming Repair Shop Manager in 2012. He came to Nashville from New York with a lengthy background in repair and setup of a broad range of electric and acoustic instruments. He also has extensive experience in customer service and fine-tuning instruments to personal taste.

Greg Voros Guitar set up master


1st Day of Workshop - 9:00am - 3pm

2nd Day of Workshop 9:00am - 3pm 

Setting Up & Maintenance Workshop Class Dates

February 29 - March 1, 2024 - Enrollment Closed Workshop Full
April 4 - 5, 2024 - Enrollment Closed Workshop Full
August 22 - 23, 2024 - 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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