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Creating Stringed Instruments

We have developed a method for making stringed instruments based on the bandsaw box that allows students to create their own form for the body. In this workshop, we’ll use this method to make four- or six-stringed guitars that are fun, sculptural, and very playable, while covering techniques needed to make other stringed instruments, including scale length, fretting, bracing, shaping, finishing, and set up. We’ll have daily demonstrations and lots of studio time in a safe, supportive atmosphere. Students will learn to safely use the bandsaw, sander, router, and a variety of hand tools. Work at your own skill level and create a beautiful instrument that will wow your friends and bring you years of playing enjoyment. All levels. Code S03W

Beth: studio artist; teaching: Center for Furniture Craftsmanship (ME), Peters Valley (NJ), Haystack (ME), Arrowmont (TN), Appalachian Center for Craft (TN); part of the traveling teaching project Turning Around America. Kuenho: studio artist, teacher at University of the Arts (Philadelphia); other teaching: Peters Valley, Center for Furniture Craftsmanship, Arrowmont; Warton Esherick Award at Philadelphia Museum of Art Craft Show, Windgate Resident Artist at Indiana University of Pennsylvania.

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Beth Ireland, "Cranium Guitars," birch (that I planted when I was 12), Cranium game boards, 32 x 10 x 2-3/4 inches each
Keunho Peter Park, "Pat Guitar," basswood, cherry, copper, 30 x 14 x 2 inches

Session ID: Creating Stringed Instruments
Dates: Apr 19, 2020 - Apr 25, 2020
Code: S2003W
Instructor: Ireland, Beth
Seats Available: 0
Tuition: $826.00
Fees: $50.00
Registration End Date:
Apr 16, 2020 12:00 AM
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This workshop is full. Please email your contact
information and desired workshop information to
registrar@penland.org cc: regassistant@penland.org
to be placed on a waitlist.