Archtop Building Workshop

Archtop Guitar Building


     The small group workshops are presently held several times a year.  Each workshop is taught in a small group setting, usually four or five students. This is a 7-day workshop for the completion of an Archtop guitar from start to finish. All wood, materials, and parts are included. Only a six-string Archtop guitar with a 17" X 3" body will be offered. All workshops are held in Nazareth, Pennsylvania at the Nazareth Guitar Institute.

 A private tour of Martin Guitar Co. will be included in all classes. When you come to the class, we'll provide you with supplies and tools, as well as personally supervise your building. No previous experience is required. We have mastered the steps so that you get the guitar you want and will be proud of! At the conclusion of the class, you'll go home with a new archtop guitar, along with the knowledge of how to build more for years to follow.

Come join us for the experience of a lifetime!

Price: $4,150



Saturday - Friday: 8:30am - 4:00pm


Class Dates:

January 13 - 19, 2024 - Enrollment Closed Workshop Full

March 23 - 29, 2024 - OPEN

May 18 - 24, 2024 - OPEN

August 10 - 16, 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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