Tag Archives: Courses

Joining guitar tops with fire

One of the questions I often get is how a guitar or lute top is joined using traditional methods. So with hot hide or bone glue. Well, today fellow guitar maker Joës van Went was at my shop and took … Continue reading

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The Theorbo – Making lute forms

A lage part of the construction process of a lute is making the mould or form on which it is made. There are multiple ways to construct these, all with their own pros and cons. Solid or skeleton We don’t … Continue reading

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A guitar making course in the Netherlands

Click here for the Dutch version After years of residing in Arnhem the courses of “Bouwerskontakt” (Builders-Contact) move to Houtwerk Ede. In September we will start a new series of guitar making courses. With the guidance of three very enthusiast and skillfull … Continue reading

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Een cursus gitaarbouw in Ede

(Click here for the English version) Na een jarenlang verblijf in Arnhem verhuizen de cursussen van Bouwerskontakt naar Houtwerk Ede. Vanaf september start een nieuwe gitaarbouwcursus. Onder begeleiding van zeer enthousiaste, vakkundige leraren (Francesco Leicher, Maarten Borstrok, Jan van Cappelle) … Continue reading

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