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Our Approach to Guitar Making

Bristol Guitar Making School is dedicated to making guitar building (or 'lutherie') accessible to everyone. Our tailored lessons have provided both experienced luthiers and first-time builders with the new skills they needed to elevate their craft.

Unleash your creativity

We offer a unique approach to guitar making lessons that engages students of all experience levels. Our goal is to provide a satisfying challenge that allows you to build a guitar from scratch, while also learning the skills and techniques needed to create a beautiful and functional instrument.

Nestled in the heart of Bristol, our school is a hub of creativity and craftsmanship that offers a truly artisanal experience. Bristol is a vibrant and culturally rich destination that provides the perfect backdrop for our students to immerse themselves in the world of guitar making.

At Bristol Guitar Making School, we believe that anyone can learn to build a guitar, regardless of their background or experience. Our lessons are designed to provide a supportive and collaborative environment that allows you to learn from experienced instructors and connect with a community of like-minded individuals.

So whether you're a seasoned guitarist or a complete beginner, come and join us at Bristol Guitar Making School and discover why Bristol is the ideal location to learn the art of guitar making.

Preparing a guitar fingerboard for fretting.
A guitar and some fretwire ready for fretwork.
Using a frepress to install frets.
"The master has failed more times than the beginner has even tried."

Stephen McCranie

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