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Class Descriptions

Acoustic Guitar

Whetstone Acoustic GuitarIn this full immersion course we teach a systematic approach to guitar making that involves the student in every step of the process. In class you’ll learn how to fabricate all the components, bend sides, carve the neck, assemble the body, and fine tune the set-up of your guitar so it plays beautifully.

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Tenor Ukulele

DSC_2999_03Our Tenor Ukulele building course is an entry-level class intended to offer students a comprehensive introduction to the art of lutherie. We’ll make basic instruments similar to the very popular Collings UT1 that will let you get your feet wet and learn some of the fundamentals of instrument making.

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Flat-Top Mandolin

mandolinIn this entry level course you’ll learn how to build a flat-top mandolin from start to finish using raw materials and quality components. We’ll make basic instruments in this class inspired by the work of Larry Breedlove, and Mike Dollack of Big Muddy fame.

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Acoustic Guitar Tune-Up

tune-upIn this action packed workshop students learn how to inspect, refurbish, and adjust their acoustic guitars from head to toe. It’s one of our most popular classes, and lots of fun!

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