Build Your Own Acoustic Guitar Fall 2023

10/22/2023 10:00 AM - 01/07/2024 05:00 PM ET


Have you ever wondered how acoustic guitars are made? Want to enhance your playing skills with a custom-built instrument? Join experienced woodworker and luthier Bill Sterling in this start-to-finish acoustic guitar kit build, which includes everything but the tuners and strings. Beginners are welcome.

Dates: Nine Sundays, 10 AM to 5 PM, starting October 22, 2023
Instructor: Bill Sterling
Session Dates: 10/22, 10/29, 11/5, 11/12, 11/19, 12/3, 12/10, 12/17, and 1/7/2024
Class size (max.): 8
Prerequisites: None
Registration Deadline: Oct. 20, 2023

Materials Kit Cost: $550
General Registration: $600
Individual Member Registration: $580
Household Member & Above: $560

Price at checkout will include Registration and Kit Costs.

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Instructor: Bill Sterling is a retired art teacher with 40 years experience. He has been building guitars for 16 years and teaching guitar building for ten years. He studied with Dave Nichols at Custom Pearl Inlay in Malone, NY. Bill is also the President of the Hudson Valley chapter of the Northeast Woodworker's Association. He teaches woodworking and instrument building at RWBS.

Location: Hudson River Maritime Museum
Wooden Boat School Shop
86 Rondout Landing
Kingston, NY 12401