Lagan Lutherie School - 8 Glenford Way, Newtownards, BT23 4BX Tel : 07718-972657
Part Time Course
Evening & Weekend LLS offer 3 hour sessions on the following days ... Mornings - Tuesday to Saturday - 10am to 1pm Afternoons - Tuesday to Friday - 1:30pm to 4:30pm Evenings - Tuesday and Thursday - 5:30pm to 8:30pm These classes tend to be informal. Students can come as regularly as they please and classes are paid for by session. Materials are not included, but can be sourced.
Experience in ... Wood selection Preparing and bracing the top and back Bending sides & installing kerfing / blocks Installing bindings Dovetails Neck construction Fitting the neck joint Finishing process Set up From raw wood to strings ... you’ll end up with your own handmade guitar.
Cost: £40.00 per 3 hour session (from the 1st October 2017) +Materials, typically around £400 for a high quality acoustic. The time to complete a guitar depends on the instrument complexity and skill level, but attending once per week can see a standard guitar finished in 4-6 months.
Phillip Raffery & Sam Irwin “I am delighted with the standard of the the finished guitar which sounds and plays great. I would recommend the process to anyone.” Phillip Rafferty, Belfast