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Make a guitar by your hands

Guitar Making Classes

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18 Days

Make your guitar in 18 days, guided approach plus hands-on.

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Guitar Making Classes F.A.Q.

Q5. What is the course duration?

It takes 14 to 18 days to complete. Pace of learning varies among students. The class proceedings are structured into 4 major phases; (1) guitar body, (2) guitar neck, (3) finishing & (4) setting up.

Q1. How much is the course fee?

Course fee of SGD $3000.00 (approx. USD $2230.00). All wood materials and tools that contribute to the making of the guitar are inclusive. For certain wood species selection, a wood surcharge of SGD $150.00 to SGD $350.00 may apply.

Q4. In relation to guitar making, what is provided?

All materials and tools for making a complete guitar would be provided. Exclusions; tuning machines, hardcase and all other peripheral devices. These cost for these peripherals would be born by students.

Q8. Where is the course conducted?

At Guitaring Passionately Workshop; Block 3006 Ubi Road #04-388 Singapore 408700.

Q7. What are the daily course hours?

On Weekdays, from 0930hrs to1700hrs. When necessary on Saturday, from 0930hrs to 1300hrs Sunday is a rest day.

Q9. Do I need to have skills related to guitar making?

It would make understanding the processes of guitar making easier. However it is not necessary. You would be coached.

Q10. Can you make left handed guitars?


Q11. Would I be too young or too old to attend the class?

Making guitars demand cognitive and motor abilities to comprehend instructions and execute them. For youth; 14 years onwards. Generally there is no advance age limit. However the student should be physically able and in good health to go through the duration of the course.

Q12. Is the course opened to non-residents of Singapore?

There is no restriction for non-residents of Singapore to apply for the course. They just need to consider their lodging needs.

Q6. Do I have to commit 18 days continuously?

For students who could afford the time to attend the entire duration at one go, by all means. For students who can't, they could break it up into bite size of minimum 4 hours per session. Another words, it is flexible. Students simply contact me to coordinate for their class dates.

Q3. What kind of guitar would I be making?

Students can choose a S0607 (shape 7) or S0601 (shape 1) model. In the class, students would be making simplified versions of Shape 7 or Shape 1.

Q2. What is the amount for deposit and the modes of payment?

Deposit is non-refundable, it is SGD $1000.00. It can be paid via Credit Card or bank transfer prior to the commencement of the class. Full payment at the start of the class.

Dennis Ng, Class #191205

The class helped me to understand the structure of the guitar, learning to build it step by step carefully, taking note of the crucial aspects in the making, the tone and the looks. It has given me an overall understanding in setting up my guitar especially in making guitar nut and saddles. Inadvertently, I learned to think out of the box and learn to fix problems. The learnings are applicable to how I live my life as well.

Jabez Leong, Class #191203

Since then, I got to know about Adam’s class and got an insight into what makes a good sounding guitar. The overarching concept shared during Adam’s class, that is the most insightful to me, is the pursuit of the balance between flexibility and stiffness which can potentially produce a responsive guitar. As we go through this course, building with Adam's guitar design, you will be able to have a glimpse of this concept guiding some of his design choices from the unique reinforced sound-hole, to the stiffer back and sides, and to the top board and his unique set of braces.

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Joseph Eu, Class #1910528

Above all, the guitar making class is really an exceptional experience that I will remember for the rest of my life.

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