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Guitar restoration guitar (2)
Anniesland Campus
SCQF Level
Start Date & time
22 Aug 2024 @ 7 - 9 pm (Thursday)
Qualification Type
Course Type
8 Weeks


This Guitar Restoration course is aimed at students who wish to further develop their skills and knowledge of guitar repairs and guitar construction.

What will I learn?

Course work may vary slightly from outline due to the specifics of the student's instruments.

It would be recommended that by this point students have somewhere/some way to work on instruments at home to speed up the course work.

All work is down to tutor discretion.

Techniques include:

  • Glue acoustic top and back crack and reinforce
  • Glue up broken headstock and repair finish
  • Repair instrument top damaged and refit acoustic bridge
  • Remove guitar fingerboard and remove truss rod
  • Make and install new fingerboard
  • Fret new fingerboard and discuss advanced fretting techniques
  • Fit acoustic guitar pickup

Entry requirements (minimum)

  • Completion of beginners guitar restoration
  • A general interest in the working of guitars and guitar repairs
  • Some experience with the use of hand tools.

More questions? Contact us about this course