This class consists of 25 hours of instruction including lectures, discussions and hands on assembly of your own electric kit guitar or bass. This course was created for the guitar enthusiast or luthier in training who wants first hand experience in assembling an electric guitar or bass.
Students will assemble your own Fender Style Stratocaster ®, Telecaster ® or Precision Bass guitar. The instrument will be assembled from parts and materials licensed by Fender Musical Instrument Corporation. Students will have option of using an unfinished or finished body, (note: A limited selection of finish options are available.) pick guard selection and neck with maple or rosewood fret board.
You will learn the geometry, mechanics, basic electronics, setup and troubleshooting your very own electric guitar. During the assembly process lectures and discussions will be held on the more in-depth portions of Lutheiry such as body and neck construction, fretting, pickup winding, finishing and more.
Instrument options: Stratocaster Style, Telecaster Style or Precision Bass Style
This class is open to the public.
The course is taught by master luthier and custom guitar, bass maker Robert Mazzullo. Robert graduated from Roberto-Venn School of Lutheiry in 1994 and continued on as an instructor at the Roberto-Venn School until 2006 all along maintaining and growing his own custom guitar making business, Mudd Guitars in Tempe, Ariz. Robert has recently returned to Roberto-Venn to teach our new 10-Week Repair Class. http://muddguitars.com/