TTG250CT Classic Tele Style Guitar

This is the fundamental offering of the shop, comprising a thorough exposure to the modern technique of guitar building. Since it presents all the basic theory it is appropriate both for the beginner as well as the old hand who may have acquired obsolete habits in more primitive schools.
The student need have no guitar building experience but should be reasonably familiar with electric guitars and their operation. Regardless of your degree of competency you will be challenged to put forth full effort prior to the completion of the course.

All course materials included 


Shop safety and tool familiarization.

Design your own headstock or use a classic template  
Shape neck to your own specifications
Press in frets, level and dress
Body shaping using a classic template, bandsaw & pin router

Electronics: Covers controls, pickups, soldering and wiring

Hardware & Assembly: Install pre-selected hardware, learn techniques for set-up and fine-tuning

Finish Techniques: Sanding, applying grain filler, staining and oil finish on neck and body, spraying hard finish and more.

May 17-21, 2021

August 16-20, 2021  $1550


November 15-19, 2021  $1550

This workshop is five solid days of shop work, lectures, and hands on guitar building. You will be tired every night and looking forward to the next day.

We proudly feature Hipshot products for all our classes.
 Hipshot tuners are included in this Build Your Own Guitar Workshop.