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The Art Of Guitar Design: Online Video Course

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Learn to design YOUR own truly unique guitars … YOUR Art

The Art Of Guitar Design Online Video Course was designed to encourage, empower and inspire you to move beyond just making a kit guitar or a copy, but to create the unique guitars that only you can create. Luthier Tom Bills shares with you his special techniques, tricks, and hard won wisdom from years of hand crafting unique instruments for top players and collectors worldwide.

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The Art Of Guitar Design Online Video Course Outline

33 HD Mobile Friendly Videos – 6 Sections – 3.6 hrs Of Instruction

Section 1 – Goal Setting

  • Step 1 Listening
  • Step 2 Analysis
  • Step 3 Write It Down
  • The Art Of Asking Questions

Section 2 – Workspace & Mat.

  • The Artist’s Pallet
  • The Work Board
  • Paper & Tools
  • Basic Layout
  • Choosing The Scale
  • Layout & Scale

Section 3 – Full Scale Drawing

  • Composite Drawing
  • Strings & Fingerboard
  • Body Shape
  • Compensation & Enharmonicity
  • Aesthetic & Other Considerations
  • Bracing Patterns
  • Measurements

Section 4 – Top Bracing

  • Controlling The Top
  • Bracing Design
  • Bracing Profiles
  • Bridge

Section 5 – Back & Side View

  • Back Bracing
  • Body Tuning
  • Headstock
  • Drawing Side View
  • Headstock Side View
  • Composite & Side Depth

Section 6 – Templates & Tonewood

  • Intro To Templates
  • Making A Template
  • Jigs & Mockups
  • Tonewood
  • Evaluating Your Work
  • Thank You

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Guitars Designed Using The Same Techniques You’ll Learn

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Your Instructor For This Course:

Tom Bills

Tom Bills has been hand crafting one of a kind custom acoustic, classical, and archtop guitars since 1998. Tom’s guitars are considered to be among the best instruments ever made by collectors and players worldwide. He has written for many online and print publications including his books, “The Creation of the Natura Elite Archtop Guitar” and also “The Art Of Lutherie” Book/DVD Set published by Mel Bay Music. Tom currently spends his time crafting his unique guitars for his clients around the globe from his guitar making studio in St Louis, Missouri USA.

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Watch this FREE bonus video to learn more about this video course and some helpful keys for creating inspired guitar designs of your own

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There are guitar players out there right now who need the guitar that only you can create!

About the Author

TomTom Bills has been hand crafting one of a kind custom guitars for the top players and collectors around the world since 1998. Tom is also the author of the guitar making book/DVD set - The Art Of Lutherie - published by Mel Bay, and has written for and been featured in may publications both in print and online as well as several television and film spots. You can view and learn more about his guitars by visiting his website: tbguitars.comView all posts by Tom →

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