Course Price £1189
The booking fee reserves a place on the course. You will also receive a copy of Guitar Magic, a GM T- shirt or Hat / Cap, and the choice of a GM fleece, Apron or Hoodie
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
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
A five day course aimed at people who want to build a simple guitar from scratch, particularly those who want to have a go at home – this will be a set neck, flat top electric (our Bandsman model.. which is (in Mark’s opinion) the easiest guitar to build especially for a beginner. This is the recommended first build on our online design and build course at GuitarMaking.co.uk There will be some options for customisation e.g. choice of woods, finish, pick -ups etc, but the key to its simplicity is the minimal changes to spec. This course can also be spread over any period of time if 6 consecutive days isn’t an option for you – contact us for more info
For first time builders who feel unsure about taking on a bigger project, and people who may want to have a go replicating the techniques at home.
COST: £1199 (inc VAT) including all materials and parts to make a standard Bandsman (extra charges for any upgrades etc)and all daytime refreshments (including hot lunch but not evening meal), BUT, you will need to add 6 nights B&B (en-suite) from £40 plus per night if required
Self catering accommodation also available locally from £38 pn and for groups or families-ask for information
Please note that we may have to alter the prices of some materials in 2020 as we are unusure of future prices and the impact of import taxes on some items – we will of course discuss any of these with you and work to provide the best options we can.