12-week ($12,000) or 16-week ($15,500) Luthier’s Apprentice Program.
Inquire about accommodations on site.
This program is for those that are considering a career in guitar making, and for those looking for more depth in their guitar making journey. It is an intense 12-weeks chock full of skill development for the serious guitar maker. You will build guitars of increasing complexity as you learn advanced techniques that will broaden your knowledge and skillset. The goal is refinement, we want you to find the right work-pace where you are making truly well-made guitars.
You need to apply to this course. It has a pre-requisite of our 5-week program or equivalent. We are looking for applicants that have the ability and deportment to work and learn in the Blackwood tradition. Timing of the course will remain fluid; we will determine the right timeframe for the applicant in concert with ongoing Blackwood activities. You may apply at any time.
We have on site accommodations at very reasonable rates for long-term students, please inquire.