Guitar Building Class
This is a Guitar Builder information page by Kent Carlos Everett.

So you want to build a guitar. Good for you!



To get started join:

The Guild of American Luthiers
(Everett has been a member since 1978)

&
The Association of String Instrument Artisans
(Everett was a founding member)
.

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Then visit a few of the guitar building supply websites:

Luthiers Mercantile
(kits, tools, wood, dvds, books, ...)

Stewart MacDonald
(kits, tools, wood, dvds, books, ...)

Allied Lutherie
(mostly wood...)

(and lots more)

Here is a helpful list of luthiery sites
(from the Everett Guitars' website)

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A good overview of the guitar building process is a DVD called
Building a Steel String Guitar with Robbie O'Brien
Robbie is a former student and current friend. He made this slide show soon after taking my class in 2004.
This is the same dvd that comes with your LMI guitar kit.
You can find it, along with other luthiery dvds (including mine), at

Apprentice Publishing

 

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Also The Guild has a list of guitar building schools.

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A few of my favorites are :

Charles Fox

Robbie OBrien
(Robbie also offers great online instruction too.)

Bryan Galloup

Timeless Instruments

 

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Be sure to cruise by my website for
more about my guitars, dvds, & books.

www.EverettGuitars.com

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Don't forget to enjoy yourself.