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help a miserable estate agent!

Discussion in 'Luthier's Corner' started by Fishbrain, Nov 22, 2006.

  1. Fishbrain


    Dec 8, 2000
    England, Liverpool
    Endorsing Artist: Warwick Bass and Amp
    Hey everyone, I'd like to get into building basses!

    Does anybody know of any luthier schools in the northwest of UK, preferably near to Liverpool?

    Thanks a million!

  2. Luke Sheridan

    Luke Sheridan Supporting Member Commercial User

    Dec 30, 2004
    Yonkers, NY
    I build guitars and sell them. Strings, too
    University of Talk Bass
    Major in Luthier's Corner

    University of Google
    Major in searching "Luthier"
  3. tribal3140

    tribal3140 Inactive

    Nov 9, 2004
    near detroit...uh
    thats where I am getting my degree! :)

    and its going pretty well too, surprisingly!
  4. teej


    Aug 19, 2004
    Sheffield, AL 35660
    The line "We don't need no education." comes to mind.

    Last year, when I contemplated studying abroad, I looked for schools in the UK with luthiery courses, or at least arts & design courses. The Manchester College of Arts & Technology has a 2- or 3-year part-time course. I was thinking about going there if I ever get to study abroad.

    There's also the Leeds College of Music.

    Also, you should check out this page. There's a big list of such schools in th UK.
  5. gr8estbassist

    gr8estbassist Guest

    Oct 9, 2004
    South East
    i thought about goin to guitar buildin school. but it was gunna cost about 10k. i decided to spend the money on tools and read how to's on the net. i also scored a job at a local woodworking shop. so now i can gather some more carpentry knowledge and have access to tools i could never afford.
  6. try find just a general carpentry school, learn how to use various tools, then you might even be able to use there shop after hours
  7. Fishbrain


    Dec 8, 2000
    England, Liverpool
    Endorsing Artist: Warwick Bass and Amp
    thanx everyone =)
  8. andvari7


    Aug 28, 2004
    Both have killer grad programs. And I played basketball for the former. Undefeated.

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