I'm thrilled to announced that anyone with an interest in building their own guitar can now book lessons via Bristol Guitar Making School. Prospective students can apply to courses ranging between group guitar building, instrument repair and maintenance and also one-to-one masterclasses. You can see one of our students' latest guitars below. He has been taking the one-to-one masterclasses, building this guitar gradually over time. It's a nylon-strung parlour guitar with mahog
As promised here is a snippet of the nylon strung hybrid guitar in action, as played by myself at the end of a long workshop day. Despite the serious expression I promise I was having a lot of fun at the time!
Lots of news... where do I begin?? It's been a tremendously busy year - I have promised myself from this point onwards to add to the blog more frequently. My first excuse is that I'm thrilled to have a new baby boy in the Bishop household. Everyone is doing well, and despite the fog of sleeplessness new work has been emerging ... For now I just have time to post images of Lewis Dickenson's new nylon strung hybrid guitar, 'Chevronimo!'. As well as being a young upcoming player