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Build Your Own D-18 Acoustic Guitar
Date: Sunday, Jan 9 - Sunday, Jan 16, 2022
Subject: Woodworking, Music
Instructor: Jack CowardinLindsey Liden

***Jack Cowardin replacing Ken Bailey as co-instructor.*** Week+Weekend. This class continues through January 16. Build your own Martin D-18 style dreadnought guitar with a Sitka spruce top, Honduran mahogany body, and herringbone purfling. Comparable to or better than factory-built, this instrument has a great sound. Class will cover complete construction: top tuning, scalloped bracing, neck shaping, installing and dressing frets, guitar setup, and inlay. No woodworking experience is needed as all techniques are demonstrated and specialized tools are provided. Evening work will be required. All levels welcome. Note: Additional materials fee is estimated at $650 for a complete guitar kit provided by the instructor. Tuition $1,009 (Deposit $250)

Tuition: $1,009.00

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