Guitar Repair - Roberto-Venn
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Guitar Repair

(10 Week Intensive Courses)

Interested in learning guitar repair?

Roberto-Venn’s 10-week repair courses gives students the tools necessary to complete most of the common repair task that a repair technician will encounter in a typical day.

Learn from some of the best in the industry!

The Repair Course will be taught by Robert Mazzullo with assistance from John Reuter, William Eaton, Joe Vallee and special guest lecturers.

Roberto-Venn School of Luthiery has been helping to shape the Guitar-Making & Repair industry, and its many off-shoots, for over 40 years. We’re deeply ingrained in this industry.

REPAIR I

The ten weeks of the Repair I Course are devoted to common and more typical stringed instrument repair training. Stringed instrument repair techniques are taught throughout the duration of the class.

REPAIR II

The ten weeks of the Repair II Course are devoted to advanced detailed stringed instrument repair and instrument restoration training. More in depth repair techniques are taught throughout the duration of the class

*Repair I is a pre-requisite for Repair II and both of these classes are offered on the class dates listed

Spring 2021

SPRING 2021  Session 1
February 4 – April 14, 2021

SPRING 2021  Session 2
April 22 – June 30, 2021 

10 weeks

Hours: Monday thru Friday 8AM-3PM

This is an avocational class

$5,950

Tools & Supplies: $1,500 (approx)

Repair I Topics Include:

  • Restring
  • General care and cleaning
  • Setups
  • Strap buttons & tuning machines
  • Broken headstock repair (simple)
  • Nuts and saddles
  • Fret work and fretboard
  • Guitar Electronics
  • Acoustic bridge work
  • Acoustic pickguard replacement
  • Acoustic crack repair (minor)
  • Acoustic binding repair
  • Acoustic pickups

Repair II Topics Include:

  • Setups (Advanced)
  • Install new tuning machines
  • Broken headstock repair (Advanced)
  • Nuts and saddles (Advanced)
  • Fret work and fretboard (Advanced)
  • Guitar Electronics (Advanced)
  • Acoustic bridge work (Advanced)
  • Acoustic pickguard (Advanced)
  • Acoustic Crack Repair (major)
  • Loose Acouctic Braces
  • Neck Resetting – Martin Style dovetail
  • Finish work