Entries by John Lippi

Fall 2021 Begins

WELCOME TO ROBERTO-VENN Our Fall 2021 Guitar Making & Repair classes are underway. Students hit the ground running on day one. They’ve already started making the neck and tail blocks for their acoustics, and picked out wood for their builds. They’re designing their electric guitars, prepping fretboards, and seaming tops. Upstairs, the advance repair and build […]

Our Spring 2021 Classes Move Forward…

If You Build It, They Will Strum! Our Spring 2021 Guitar Making & Repair class will graduate on Friday June 25th at 1pm. Soon after, our Advanced Building and Repair classes will also move forward. What a great group of students, we certainly wish them the best, and we are always available for continued support. […]

Baldacci Guitars, Shop Life and Recent Visitors!

Baldacci Guitars – Mesa, AZ Conner Baldacci (R-V Fall Class 2016) stopped by Roberto-Venn to do a video interview with our Media Director John Lippi. They talked about Baldacci Guitars flagship model, the Big Horn series, their custom Dark Moon pickups and more. Check that out here: Roberto-Venn Alumni – Help us, your classmates and future grads by filling […]

Featured Alumni, Guitar Road Tech Class and Shop Life

Featured Alumni Students have traveled from every continent except Antarctica to attend our guitar making and repair program. Our graduates have branched into employment and entrepreneurial startups in guitar making, guitar repair, road tech work, and many other lutherie related occupations. Here are just some of our Featured Alumni. These folks have made a substantial […]

Upcoming Specialty Classes

MOJOTONE TUBE AMP BUILD WORKSHOP The Mojotone Tube Amp Build Workshop is an engaging and informative two-day full immersion experience where you will build a hand-wired 5E3 Tweed Style Deluxe. Hosted at the Roberto Venn School of Luthiery and lead by Mojotone’s Production and Tech Manager Andy Johnson, this two-day program will take you through a […]

Spring Class 2021 Begins…

We Welcome Our New Students The Spring Class of 2021 started up this week. As we welcome a new crop of guitar enthusiasts to our little corner of the world, we say farewell to some of our Fall 2020 students as they move forward through the universe of guitar making and repair. Actually, several of […]

Fall Class 2020 Graduates!

If you build it, they will strum! Our Fall 2020 Class graduates. Check out their guitars here. Students make at least one electric and one acoustic guitar during our 20-week Guitar Making & Repair Course. Employment Opportunities Recently we’ve shared employment opportunities through our graduate bulletin and on our Facebook page for these companies: – Gibson […]