If you are an electric guitar player or have one in your life this is a great opportunity to make your custom guitar. You don’t need any prior experience. In the class you will learn a variety of basic woodworking skills as you take raw lumber and mill ,route and sand it through the steps necessary to create a finished guitar body. Additionally, you will learn about guitar anatomy, design principles, and proper assembly and setup procedures.
Open to All
In this five day class, you’ll learn and practice electric guitar making techniques that will include:
Select and mill raw lumber into a standard body blank
How to use the bandsaw, sander, drill press and router
How to assemble a guitar with industry standard components
From design to construction, you’ll make your own Electric Guitar
See Tools list.
Materials Needed: Your material fee includes a choice of Cherry, Maple, Walnut, Sapele as well as all the pick ups, electronics, and strings.
Materials & Books Needed:
Additional lumber is available for purchase and may include: Nogal, Purple Heart, Wenge, Eucalyptus, Ambrosia Maple,
You may bring your own wood, excluding any exotic (grown outside of the US), salvage, or high resin lumber.
Required books: Make Your Own Electric Guitar by Melvyn Hiscock (ISBN: 0953104907)
$750 per person
There is a non-refundable registration fee of $45 that will be added to your order. This fee applies only to your first class.
If you’ve enjoyed this class, consider some of our furniture making classes.