Brief historical review. Instrument plan Interpretation. Materials identification and selection. Use of measurement, cutting and routing tools. Elementary use of woodworking machinery. Fretting. Rosette placement. Carving the body . Neck and body assembly. Hardware installation. Finishing and polishing. Set up. (A “charango” or “ronroco” is built)
Guitar repair techniques introduction.
Goals. The main objective is educational, theoretical and practical knowledge is provided to develop basic skills in guitar building. The secondary is to guide each person in the experience of integral realization of musical instruments in an artisanal way, achieving a high level of construction, sound and aesthetics.
Recipients. All those people over 18 years old who wish to learn guitarmaking and develop it professionally, as well as those interested in musical instruments, woodworking and/or craftsmanship. It is not necessary to have previous experience in the field or to have knowledge of music.
Course modality. Classes, 5 hours per day, are taken from Monday to Friday. Leaving free time during the afternoons and the weekend to enjoy the country.
We have a work space with all the appropriate comfort, lighting and safety conditions, in a workshop equipped with the necessary machines and tools to carry out the guitar buildings.
Materials. All materials are provided by the school and are included in the cost of the course.
Schedule. The schedule is arranged with each student.
Term. 240 hours, spread over two months. It is an intense pace but not strenuous. If any student prefers to shorten the stay in the country, it is possible to increase the number of hours per day, this must be planned in advance.