The tool list for Galloup School of Lutherie gives you the professional tools for fretting and guitar 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!
"Industry-recognized career training. Our grads get jobs. Every class and every project has been developed over years to give you a real knowledge of lutherie. You'll build excellent instruments here, and when you graduate you can say much more than "I made that." You'll understand guitar design, construction and materials. You'll know why your guitars (and others) sound the way they do. You’ll be ready to work in the field of lutherie."
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.