Here at Manchester Guitar & Bass Building Academy we offer courses in manufacturing electric musical instruments, namely the electric Guitar and Bass. Whether you want to have your guitar setup or take a Guitar Setup & Maintenance class, we’re here to deliver the highest quality guitar repair, in-depth luthiery instruction and the best customer service possible. Thanks! Alex SAN FRANCISCO GUITARWORKS323 Potrero Avenue at 16th StreetSan Francisco, CA 94103, PHONE: 415-865-5424HOURS: Tuesday–Friday 12–7pmSaturday 11am–5pm, SONOMA COUNTY GUITARWORKS3091 Eastman Lane Petaluma, CA 94952, PHONE 707-559-3095HOURS: Please call for appointment. Thanks, Please advise how I may sign up. Scroll down for upcoming class schedule. For the health and safety of our employees and customers, we are welcoming customers by appointment only. Whether you want to learn basic guitar setup or advance your current repair skills, we have a variety of Guitar Repair, Maintenance, and Guitar Building classes to choose from! Click the button specific to the location where you want to make an appointment. Classes are limited to 4 people, so each student gets plenty of hands-on experience, and as much individual attention as possible. Add this URL to either iCal (Mac) or Google Calendar, or any other calendar that supports iCal Feed. For the health and safety of our employees and customers, we are welcoming customers by appointment only. Yes, you bring your own guitar to set-up. OUR CLASSES ARE BACK! OUR CLASSES ARE BACK! Look forward to seeing you from behind the mask. It certainly would help with those items you’ve mentioned. The Pro Guitar Setup course is designed for 5-8 people and the aim is to teach the art of setting up both electric and acoustic guitars with confidence. Give us a call at the shop if you’d like to reserve a space: 415-865-5424. You can rest assured that your instrument will be handled with care and the work is done to the highest standards. If I need to do anything additional to reserve and/or pay for a spot in advance, please let me know. Thanks for your interest! You can build your own Electric Guitar or Bass in our Manchester Workshop. For those looking to take the love of their guitar to the next level, we offer the bay area's most comprehensive schedule of ongoing guitar repair classes as well as guitar maintenance and custom guitar building. We have been running BYO Guitar courses since 1998. Check out the current schedule here! Can you let me know how to do that? My phone is 415-244-3750. For this class, do you bring your own guitar to setup? Guitar Setup & Maintenance, Petaluma. Thanks! 415-706-9412. Example: Yes, I would like to receive emails from SF Guitarworks. The course is both theory and practical, we discuss all the setup points and how to adjust the guitar to get the best setup out of it, we use a Gibson Les Paul and a Stratocaster to demonstrate all of these points. This workshop was a real eye opener.” – Edwin G. More photos of our setup workshop classes are here on Facebook. This is for subscribing to the events in the Calendar. Start. Thanks for your interest in our classes. UPCOMING CLASS DATES. Thanks, Kathy, Hello Geoff, Drop by with your guitar, call ahead for an appointment, or even ship your instrument to us. Courses in Making Electric Musical Instruments. I just bought a Jazzmaster and wondered if the class would cover the setup that I hear can be necessary for this guitar (break angle, bridge and trem adjustment, etc.). Nov. 21-Nov. 21. Full payment is due at the time of sign-up, REGISTER: For more info and to sign up, stop by or call us at the shop: 415-865-5424 OR 707-559-3095. We at SF Guitarworks believe that every musician should understand how their instrument works – knowing this will give a greater understanding of what their guitar is capable of, how to assess problems, help them make wiser guitar buying decisions, and not leave them hanging when their guitar goes down at a gig. FEE: $275 Our Setup Workshop will equip you with We start by discussing how and why the electronics components in your guitar effect the tone. (You can unsubscribe anytime), Copyright 2020 -San Francisco Guitarworks. GUITAR REPAIR • MAINTENANCE • CUSTOM BUILDS • MODIFICATIONS • REPAIR CLASSES. Look forward to seeing you from behind the mask. Gain a greater understanding of what your guitar is capable of, how to assess problems, and how to fix them. The shop is equipped with the best tools available. Left you a message earlier but we take reservations for classes over the phone. (You can unsubscribe anytime), Custom Guitar Building Signup deadline for April Class, Custom Guitar Building Class, April 10 & 11, Petaluma, Copyright 2020 -San Francisco Guitarworks, Alex Calder, SlideWinder Co., Founder and CEO (Inventor of the SlideWinder Ring), How to assess and diagnose the playability of your guitar, How a truss rod works and how to adjust it properly, What a radius is and how it applies to your instrument, What tools are used during a set up and how to use them. Whether you want to learn basic guitar setup or advance your current repair skills, we have a variety of Guitar Repair, Maintenance, and Guitar Building classes to choose from! Get our periodic newsletter with project highlights, upcoming class schedule and events. Petaluma Appointment GUITAR REPAIR • MAINTENANCE • CUSTOM BUILDS • MODIFICATIONS […] I know that it requires a special tool and to be honest it looks pretty daunting to me, but it’s the one I am in desperate need to learn. I am interested in taking the Guitar Setup Class on Saturday August 22 in Petaluma. SF Guitarworks can handle any repair needed, from a simple output jack replacement to a full restoration. Click the button specific to the location where you want to make an appointment. Please sign up for our newsletter below or follow us on instagram and facebook. Find the best Guitar Repair near you on Yelp - see all Guitar Repair open now. Check out the current schedule here! SFGW, Alex, The Guitar Repair and Restoration course teaches the essential procedures for a variety of repairs, addressing damage, aging, and wear on any stringed instrument. Our goal is to make your guitar into the most incredible guitar you've ever played. The instructor, Ian Schneller, will share proprietary repair techniques gathered from over 34 years of luthiery experience, reference traditional repair methods and demonstrate the proper use of a variety of hand tools and power tools.