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£480 course fee, parts and materials from £350

This course utilises high quality bodies and necks made at East Durham Guitars. You can choose to
build a

  • Strat

  • Tele

  • P-Bass style guitar.

these are typically poplar bodies, maple necks with a ebony , maple or rosewood fingerboard standard fretmarker configurations.


Hardware and pickups are provided but you can choose to upgrade these for an additional cost or bring your own.


The necks provided have a paddle headstock so you can customise the guitar if you wish.

Day 1 

  • Sanding

  • fret finishing

  • Initial assembly to check neck alignment

  • Check fit of hardware

Day 2  

  • Staining  

  • oil finishing processes

  •  initial harness wiring prior to final assembly

Day 3 

  • Final assembly

  • wiring

  •  setting up the guitar

  • testing and final finish of guitar​


You will leave with a fully functional quality instrument and will have had a thoroughly

enjoyable experience!

The day runs from 9am to 5pm with a short lunch break ( usually around half an hour). There are local shops a 5-10min walk or you may wish to bring your own lunch.


Tea and coffee will be available at no extra cost.

The deposit for the course will be £100 and can be purchased by clicking the buy now button at the top of the page. Once purchased we will quickly be in touch to arrange a suitable date for the course and also additional information regarding the full cost of your course. 


Please be aware these deposits are non refundable so please contact us if you have any questions regarding dates etc.

The remainder of the course fee and parts will be taken during the course. 

These courses are ran from our factory / unit in Shotton Colliery in County Durham . We are just 5 mins off the a19 and there are many  options for public transport to nearby cities/towns

If you require accommodation we can recommend local hotels.

If you require any information before purchasing please dont hesitate to contact us at 

3 Day Assembly Deposit ( Non Refundable)

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