The Atlanta Guitar Works' tool list is well rounded for nut making, fretting and setup.
StewMac supplies lutherie students with essential tools of the trade. The students benefit by owning and mastering the specialized tools that will serve them in their professional careers. But of course you don't have to be a student to get them for your shop!
Atlanta Guitar Works offers expert instruction in guitar repair and construction.
"The six week luthier course is designed as in intensive hands on training for the profession of guitar repair and custom building. Students build 2 custom guitars of their choice. Usually one electric and one acoustic. We encourage custom designs, although we have templates for most common models. Former students have also built basses, banjos, mandolins, ukuleles, and the occasional archtop."
A career in lutherie starts with the right tools. We serve leading lutherie schools by supplying their students with tools of the trade. The students benefit by owning and mastering specialized professional tools that will serve them well in their careers. Each school has developed a list of required StewMac tools that are essential to their coursework.
For the majority of aspiring guitarmakers who will never attend a lutherie school, these lists are valuable recommendations. Whether you're an apprentice, or starting out on your own, we make it easy to order the same tools trusted by veteran instructors.