Beginners Guitar Building Course

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With this Electric Trees beginners course, you will build a bolt on neck style of guitar (telecaster) and it is recommended for first time builders. You’ll have the opportunity to build your own guitar from scratch, with Martin’s supervision. A tulip wood body, a maple neck, a maple or ebony fretboard and standard hardware is included in the price as standard. We stock a wide variety of woods and hardware and these are also available to all students but are slightly more expensive than those included in the standard package (ash, alder, sepele). You will be working from a full-scale technical drawing that will consist of all the measurements that you’ll require.

This course will take you all the way through the each stage of building the electric guitar and by the end you will:

  • Understand how your guitar is constructed
  • Have hands-on experience of every stage in the guitar building process
  • Be familiar with power tools and how to use them responsibly
  • Be aware of Health and Safety issues
  • Have all of your guitar building questions answered
  • Understand what you would need to do personally and practically to build independently
  • Have notes and instructional materials to take away and use
  • Have made a fully working high quality 6 string electric guitar
  • This course runs on a Saturday morning for 2hrs over 12 weeks