In this one-off 3 hour lesson you will learn how to correctly set up your guitar so that it will play and sound its very best. Master luthier Alex Bishop will share with you his methodology for adjusting the truss rod, setting nut action, saddle action and perfecting intonation. You will learn about choosing the right strings, setting up for different playing styles, and making small repairs. Students are encouraged to bring along a guitar of their own to work on.

What's included in the price?

Tools, tea and coffee facilities. New strings available to buy direct.


3 hours

Cancellation policy

Easy - Cancellation and a full refund can be obtained up to 2 weeks before the course starts



Alex Bishop Guitars

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Suitable for

  • Adults
  • Seniors
  • Teenagers
  • Wheelchair users
  • Suitable for beginners
  • Public transport
  • Parking provided
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Alex Bishop Guitars, Unit 11, 32 Easton Road, Bristol, Bristol, BS5 0DB