Build Your Own Bass Workshop Reservation 2020

£39.99

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A five day course min (set neck or bolt on) or 6-8 days( min basic thru neck), (13 + days Acoustic) but will be offered over weekends throughout the year (Fri-Wed combinations). This is the course for Acoustic Builders and those Electric builders who want to make guitars with some extra spec items – eg own designs, carve top (adds a day), trem(adds a day), inlays(from a couple of hours to days !), midi etc . Each extra spec item will add time as well as some material cost and extra days are booked to make it possible. It may be that the 7.5 day Custom BYO courses run in the summer are more suitable. The base price is more but higher grade spec and options are built into the fee- eg laminated neck, inlay time, carving, thru neck etc

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Course Base Price £1299 (set/bolt on neck) £1499 for Thru Neck

– includes all standard materials

We have a limited number of workshop places every year, and it varies according to the type of guitars being built – the fee reserves one of those places for 2020 (and beyond if needed) and together we agree dates, spec and estimated costs. These build courses are intended to be flexible to accommodate as many different builders and their availability

This Booking fee is non returnable should you change your mind and decide not to come(but you keep the merchandise etc). We will ask for a deposit of at least 25% to turn the reservation into a firm booking – at least a month before the course starts or when it is fully booked, and the full balance (plus any upgrades) is payable before the end of the course. Payments can be made in regular installments or lumps, by a variety of methods – please ask for more info

About This Course

A five day course min (set neck or bolt on) or 7-9 days( min basic thru neck), but will be offered over weekends throughout the year (Fri-Wed combinations). This is the course for those who want more scope for customisation and to make guitars with some extra spec items – eg own designs, carve top (adds a day), trem(adds a day), inlays(from a couple of hours to days !), midi etc . Each extra spec item will add time as well as some material cost and extra days are booked to make it possible. It may be that the 7 day Custom BYO courses run in the summer are more suitable. The custom base price is more but higher grade spec and options are built into the fee- eg caps, inlay time, carving, thru neck etc
Note: we are not sure what will happen to the price of materials etc in 2020 – we will discuss any changes with students at every stage

BUILD DATE OPTIONS :22-26 Feb, 28-31 March, 1-6th May, 27th June-5 July, AUG TBC, 18-23 Sept, 17-25th Oct , 13-18th November – if you have preferences for specific dates (weeks or weekends )  We often have weekend dates that are not online – please ask for more info

COST: starts FROM £1299 bolt on/set neck, £1499 Thru neck including all standard materials and parts (extra charges for upgrades etc), all daytime refreshments (inc. hot lunch but not evening meal)

B&B (ensuite) will be costed separately as it depends on your needs and what guitar you want to build. Currently B&B starts from £38 if required .

Self catering accommodation available locally, and for groups or families also -ask for information

ONE VISIT OPTIONS:

In 2020 we are also offering the option of a BYOB course spread over 1 week so some upgraded projects can be completed in one visit. We have chosen 27th June-5 July & 17-25th October (4 July and 24th Oct being the assembly days, and time off mid week) so we would need to discuss your spec with you to make sure it can be completed in 6 or 7 days

You can also choose a CUSTOM BYO course (7.5/8 days)  which takes place in July and August – this course has the most days available to build -7.5 days over a 9 day period

We also offer ON-LINE step by step courses for build at home projects through our membership

Booking

The booking fee reserves a place on a course starting in 2020. You will also receive Guitar Magic and a T shirt and a Hat / Cap, and the choice of a fleece, Apron Polo shirt or Hoodie

This Booking fee is non returnable should you change your mind and decide not to come(but you still have the T- shirt etc). We will ask for a deposit of at least 25% to turn the reservation into a firm booking – at least a month before the course starts or when it is fully booked, and the full balance (plus any upgrades) is payable before the end of the course. Payments can be made in regular installments or lumps, by a variety of methods – please ask for more info

Deposits/are only kept if course places are cancelled within a month of the start date and the place cannot be filled – we are happy to transfer the booking to other dates if unforseen circumstances occur
About this course

We will discuss with you dates available and your preferred timescale to start and finish your project – electric builds take place along side acoustics and can include any of the dates of other BYOG courses( and local weekend dates not listed on the shop- ask for more info)

All we need to agree at the outset are start dates, although if being given as a present these can be decided with the lucky receiver after the event !

We will ask for a deposit of at least 25% to turn the reservation into a firm booking – at least a month before the course starts or when it is fully booked, and the full balance (plus any upgrades) is payable before the end of the course. Payments can be made in regular installments or lumps, by a variety of methods – please ask for more info

Deposits/are only kept if course places are cancelled within a month of the start date and the place cannot be filled – we are happy to transfer the booking to other dates if unforseen circumstances occur

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