Last update: Septenmber 14, 2014
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Guitar building schools and courses

INDIA

Jungle Guitars
www.jungleguitars.com

HONG KONG

Luthier Kelvin Cheng
www.luthier.hk

MALAYSIA

Jeffrey Yong
www.jeffyongguitars.com

NEW ZEALAND

Paddy Burgin Guitars
www.burginguitars.co.nz

The Centre for Fine Woodworking
www.cfw.co.nz
They offer an acoustic guitar making course and electric guitar making course each year. See "Short Courses".

AUSTRALIA

The Luthiers Lot
www.guitarworx.net

Australian Guitar Making School
www.guitarmakingschool.com

BRAZIL

B&H Escola de Luthieria
www.bhluthieria.com

USA

Arizona

Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery
www.roberto-venn.com

California

Luthiers School International
www.fleishmaninstruments.com

ARC Guitar Building School
www.arcguitar.com

Harrison Phipps
http://www.frettedstrings.com

Colorado

Red Rocks School of Fine Woodworking and Lutherie
www.rrcc.edu/finewood/

Colorado School of Lutherie
www.coloradoschooloflutherie.com

O'Brien Guitars
www.obrienguitars.com

Georgia

Everett Guitars
www.everettguitars.com

Atlanta Guitar Works School of Building and Repair
www.atlantaguitarworks.com

Luthier International
www.luthiersinternational.com

Bob Benedetto
www.benedettoguitars.com

Illinois

The Chicago School of Guitar Making
www.specimenproducts.com

Massachusetts

Cumpiano Guitars
www.cumpiano.com

The Leeds Guitarmakers' School
www.leedsguitar.com

Motherland Guitar Craft
www.motherland-guitarcraft.com

Michigan

Brian Galloup's School of Guitar Building and Repair
www.galloupguitars.com

Minnesota

Minnesota State College Southeast Technical
www.redwingmusicrepair.org/guitar/index.html

Missouri

JDS-Guitars School of Lutherie at the lake of the Ozarks
www.jdsguitars.com

New Jersey

Tony DiDomenico
www.didomenicoguitars.com

North Carolina

LA Guitar Factory
www.laguitarfactory.com/

South Carolina

Custom Vibrations
www.customvibrations.net

J.S. Bogdanovich Guitars
www.jsbguitars.com
Classical guitar making classes

Brad Nickerson
www.nickersonguitars.com
Individual instruction in building archtop guitars, flat top guitars, hollow and semi-hollow electric guitars

Lichty Guitars
www.lichtyguitars.com
One-on-one and small group acoustic guitar building & ukulele building workshops

Tennessee

Ed Beaver Guitars
www.edbeaver.com

Texas

Spencer Acoustics
www.spenceracoustics.com

Oregon

American School of Lutherie
www.americanschooloflutherie.com

Pennsylvania

Nazareth Guitar Institute
American Archtop Guitar Company, Dale Unger
www.americanarchtop.com

Vermont

Vermont Instruments
www.vermontinstruments.com

Virginia

Wells Guitars
www.wellsguitars.com

Hawkins Guitars
www.hawkinsguitar.com

Washington

Mountain View Luthier School
www.mountainviewluthierschool.com

CANADA

Timeless Instruments
www.timelessinstruments.com

Summit School of Guitar Building and Repairs
www.luthiers-international.com

Sergei de Jonge Lutherie
www.dejongeguitars.com

The Canadian School of Lutherie
www.canadianschooloflutherie.com

Fret Works
www.fretwork.com

Lado Lutherie School
www.lado-guitars.com

Pembina Valley Luthiers Guitar Building School
www.pembinavalleyluthiers.com/

Bruand Lutherie-Guitare, Montreal
www.bruand.com

Ecole Nationale de Lutherie, Quebec
www.ecolenationaledelutherie.com

Dragonfly School of Luthierie
www.dragonflyguitars.com

Karol Guitars
www.karol-guitars.com

Loucin Guitars
www.loucinguitars.com

Joe Young Guitars
www.joeyoungguitars.ca

UK

The Totness School of Guitarmaking
www.totnesschoolofguitarmaking.co.uk

Craft Supplies Ltd.
www.craft-supplies.co.uk

Newark & Sherwood College
www.newark.ac.uk
Classical Guitar building course. Description at: www.guitarplans.co.uk/courses.htm

Fretted Instrument Construction Course at the Manchester College of Arts and Technology
www.mancat.ac.uk/he/courses/course_details.asp?location=%25&course=guitar&cat=,HE&index=CR6001-3&leaflet=420

Mark Bailey Guitars
www.baileyguitars.co.uk

Merton College
www.merton.ac.uk

Guitar Tech Courses
www.guitartechcourses.com

Pablo Requena
spanishguitar.org.uk

Manchester Guitar & Bass Building Academy
www.guitarbassbuild.co.uk

Blair Russell Guitars
blairrussellguitars.com

Crimson Guitars
crimsonguitars.com/guild/
Online guitar building school and guitar building courses in person

IRELAND

Lagan Lutherie School
www.laganlutherieschool.org

Irish School of Lutherie
Paul Doyle,Instrument Maker, 38a Dominick St, Galway
www.pauldoyleinstruments.com
www.myspace.com/irishschooloflutherie

SWEDEN

Lars Kohkoinen
http://hem.passagen.se/lako63/english.htm

Sanden Guitars
www.sandenguitars.com

NORWAY

Musikk Instrument Akademiet
www.mia.no

FRANCE

Le Bois de Lutherie
www.bois-lutherie.com

Ecole Nationale de Lutherie
www.ac-nancy-metz.fr/pres-etab/vuillaume/poirot/1slorraine/lutherie

BELGIUM

Centrum voor muziekinstrumentenbouw
www.cmbpuurs.be

ILSA Internationale Luthier School Antwerpen
www.muziekinstrumentenbouw.be

ISRAEL

Algranati guitars
www.algranati.co.il

Gideon Weigert guitars
gwguitars.com

ITALY

Corso di liuteria Cloe in Rome
www.cloeguitars.it

SPAIN

Gitarrenbaukurs auf der Insel Formentera
www.formentera-guitars.com

Stephen Hill
International spanish guitar-making courses in Spain
www.spanishguitars.co.uk

Pablo Requena
spanishguitar.org.uk

Granada Luthiers School
granadaluthierschool.blogspot.com.es

THE NETHERLANDS

Outback Acoustics Gitaarbouw Cursus
www.outbackacoustics.nl/gitaarbouw.html

De Haan Guitars - Dutch School of Guitarmaking
www.dehaanguitars.nl

ILSA (Internationale Lutherie School Antwerpen)
www.ilsa.nu

SWITZERLAND

Werner Schär's Gitarrenbauschule
www.schaergitarren.ch

Guitar Making School of Switzerland
www.devenirluthier.ch

GERMANY

Staatliche Berufsfachsschule für Geigenbau und Zupfinstrumentenmacher
www.geigenbauschule-mittenwald.de

Westsächsische Hochschule Zwickau (FH)
Fachbereich Angewandte Kunst Schneeberg
Studiengang Musikinstrumentenbau Markneukirchen
www.studia-instrumentorum.de/merz.htm

Stratmann Workshops
10 days long electric guitar building workshops in Hannover. Several times a year.
www.woodwarriors.de

Stoll Guitars
10 days long classical or steelstring guitar building workshop. Several times a year.
www.stollguitars.de

BFS Klingenthal - Außenstelle des Beruflichen Schulzentrums Reichenbach
www.bfs-klingenthal.de/

Leo Lospennato
Courses on guitarmaking in Berlin
www.lospennato.com

Gitarren Atelier Felix Reuter
Acoustic guitarmaking courses in Köln
www.gitarre-selber-bauen.de

AUSTRIA

Höhere technische Bundeslehranst Hallstatt
Fachschule für Kunsthandwerk Ausbildungszweig Streich- und Saiteninstrumentenerzeuger
http://schulen.eduhi.at/hallstatt/

Tobias Braun
Two weeks classical guitarmaking course. Once a year in the summer.
www.tobiasbraun-guitars.com

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