In my small friendly workshop in Stoke on Trent I have all the tools and materials for you to complete a project in one day. I have room for 1 or 2 adults due to size of workshop.
On the Instrument making course you will learn about:-
Wood selection, fret work, shaping, accurate measuring, bandsaw use, sanding and finishing. No experience needed for this course ....just common sense!
People use this course as an introduction to acoustic guitar making.
Instrument building course 8 hours, 30 mins for lunch, £165 per person
Paypal and bank transfer accepted or cash on the day but a deposit is needed if you choose the cash option.
If you will be redeeming a CraftCourses gift voucher on this course, the voucher code must be provided at the point of booking.
Free parking and security on site.
Potbank hotel for cheap rooms to let and Cafe with great food.
Historic building Spode works and heritage centre open 6 days.
This craft course provider has been awarded Bronze status for receiving 1 or more 5 star ratings from previous students.
The Students' Choice award ensures that course providers get recognised for their efforts in the teaching and practice of UK craft.
They also allow tutors to gain valuable feedback on their courses and for new students to find the course that's right for them.
8 hours (flexible times to suit)
Please select available date:
How can you make an amazing 3 String Strumstick from a stick and a few other pieces of wood, on Teds woodworking course, well YOU can. Having little knowledge of woodworking, tools or anything musical doesn't matter as Ted guides you helpfully and funnily through, from start to finish.
What a great day I had, unfortunately it went far too quickly, but I ended up with a great looking and sounding Strumstick and feeling proud of my self and my achievement.
A very satisfying day.
Thank you for an excellent adventure.
Response from Teds Woodworking/ instrument making Courses:Thank you Norman......the feelings mutual my friend looking forward to our bandsaw box or jewellry box day later this year.
Teds day course was fantastic ! He is a very helpful man with a sense of humour too!
My wife paid for a Gift voucher which was valid for 1 year, so in Feb 2020 I decided to use it.
The Strumstick 3 stringed instrument was built in just 7 hours and sounded great at the end of the day.
I learned about Acoustic instruments building including :- Fret boards, Fret levelling, Tonewoods, neck shaping, band saw use, sanding, finishing, and wood selection. I would recommend this craft course for anyone with or without experience in woodwork. I had 30 mins for lunch and tea breaks at any time we wanted. I chose a weekend day but I could of easily had any evening or daytime. I now have my instrument to play at home for many years to come.
Response from Teds Woodworking/ instrument making Courses:Thank you Steve, it was a pleasure my friend. Tell your wife Wendy, thank you for the purchase of the Gift voucher and good luck and happy strumming for 2020.