Ellsberry Archtop Guitar Models
 

 

I offer classes in Solid Body Guitar Building (basic/intermediate level classes) and Archtop Guitar Building (intermediate to advanced level classes). Students work closly with the instructor in a small class environment to develop hands-on woodworking skills and specalized luthier skills.

Below is the current curriculum - click on a class for more information.


Building the Electric Solid Body


Class


Level

No. of Meetings


Dates

Tuition Fee /
Materials (approx)


ELECTRIC

Solid Body - Part 1:
Les Paul Jr.
BODY ONLY

Basic

4

Sun., May 18, 2014

$325 / $180

Solid Body - Part 2:
Gibson style NECK
for Lp Jr.

Basic

4

(follows the class above)

$325 / $150

 

Building the Archtop


Class


Level

No. of Meetings


Dates

Tuition Fee /
Materials (approx)


ARCHTOP

17" Archtop Electric
Full Laminate

Inter-mediate

22 wks *

(by reservation - call) **

$2200 / $350

17" Archtop Electric
Carved Top,
Laminate Back

Advanced

22 wks *

(by reservation - call) **

$2500 / $450

* Two classes per week, typically one evening and one weekend

** These classes are individualized instruction; call Jim Ellsberry for scheduling at (310) 218-2658