Advanced Luthiers Course

Advanced Luthiers Course:


Become a guitar maker and have the greatest career in the world

Let Steve guide and get you on your way to becoming a world class luthier

  • Design, and make 2 of each model of guitar (4 guitars total) models available of acoustic guitar include: Steel String Acoustic, Classical, and Flamenco. (Sorry no Uke’s or electric guitars in this course)
        • Niche options available for anyone wanting to focus on a specific guitar type, eg we can do 4 flamenco builds.
  • Duration is for 5 months –  2 days per week of 1:1 tuition, plus 2x 4hr classes a week of nightly group class time. Over 550 hours total tuition time. Condensed intensive full time options also available.
  • Curriculum includes but not limited to: How to choose timbers and other materials, workshop setup, tools and how to maintain them, complete guitar design, practical and theory on different build methods, marketing and advertising setup and support.
  • Excursions: timber yards, and to a professional recording studio to have your guitars recorded.
  • Critique (of your instruments) and discussions with professional guitarists to discuss a guitarists needs in their instrument.
  • Limited availability: only 2 spots available each year.

Price includes EVERYTHING. You will walk away with: professionally drawn up plans of YOUR guitar designs, templates, all jigs/molds etc. 4x completed guitars. Professional recordings. Industry contacts. and most importantly the skills required to be on the way to a career as a professional luthier and guitar designer.

Price: $29500 aud

Prerequisite: you must have completed 2x previous guitar builds. You will need to know the basics first.

All interested participants will go through an application process and be vetted for suitability in this course.

Info pack, curriculum, and availability details for the advanced luthiers course available by contacting Steve

All courses are run in the Sydney (Hornsby) Australia workshop.

1:1 Tuition provided by Steve Toscano, group class tuition provided by a number of our qualified and experienced teachers.


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