Wildwood Instruments | Electric Guitar Making Courses at Wildwood Instruments
Wildwood Instruments offers weekend retreats building electric guitars and basses. Our two day guitar making courses will guide you through the process of building your own guitar in our fully equipped workshop.
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We offer a two-day electric guitar or bass guitar making course where you will turn your guitar parts into a fully functioning instrument, under our professional guidance. Choose an instrument from our great range below, and we will provide you with everything you need to build it in our fully equipped workshop.  We will guide you through the whole process so you end up with an awesome guitar you get to take home at the end of the weekend!

The courses are run on the first weekend of each month.  When you click on one of the guitars below you will see our calendar, which will show the dates and course availability.


Any level of woodworking, guitar playing or electronics experience is suitable as we will teach you everything you need to know to complete the course.
You need to be 16 years or older and be of sound mind and body to complete the task.  Check out our Terms and Conditions of Participating in a Course

What’s Involved

You will learn how to;
-Design and make your own headstock shape from the neck blank
-Level and dress the frets
-Final sand your instrument
-Apply a Stain and an Oil finish
-Assemble the body and neck
-Install hardware
-Solder in the electronics
-Do a full set up

Custom Options

You can customise your guitar with these options;
– choose a guitar design from our range
– design your own headstock shape (or use one of our templates)
– choose the colour of the finish.
– Set up to your own preferences.


To Place a Booking
  • Simply select which instrument you would like to build from the list below
  • Find an available date on our calendar that you would like to do the course
  • Book it in and complete the payment.
    Or you can purchase a gift voucher for any amount.

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