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A few questions on luthiers

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Skavenger, Aug 12, 2002.

  1. Skavenger


    May 26, 2002
    I've been curious on how to become a luthier, are there special "schools" for people who wants to be luthiers or is it like a father-to-son-heritage-job?
    Are there any luthiers in Sweden?

    How much money does a luthier spend on raw material(Wood, Hardware) for an average handmade bass?
    Do you need any special tools or is it enough with the ol' bandsaw in the garage?

    I would be thrilled if any luthiers out there could answer these questions.

  2. Suburban


    Jan 15, 2001
    lower mid Sweden
    There was thread on that a few months ago...may I suggest the search facility?