Learn skills and techniques necessary to put together the classical guitar sides, neck, top and back. Learn to use your tools properly to get the best results. Neck and sides will be created then assembled during the class. Techniques such as laminating sides and linings will be used in the construction. And learn why these techniques work so well to produce a top quality instrument. Learn to construct the neck and soundboard to get maximum playability and sound, as well as how to carve a heel like a pro with a very limited use of files and sandpaper. Learn how to voice the top and back to avoid wolf tones. Make your deposit to reserve your spot.
Free lodging is available at John’s house. Students can stay in the downstairs apartment with a private entrance. Lodging will easily accommodate two people. Available space has a kitchenette.
Free airport pick up and drop off is also available. This may make it unnecessary for students to rent a car for the duration.If necessary car rentals are available for local transportation.
Asheville and the Western North Carolina area is known for its beauty and hospitality. There are also plenty of things to do in the area. You may want to consider extending your stay beyond the class time to explore the area. Spring and fall are the best times of the year to be here.