Does man make the instrument or does the instrument make the man? Here at the Folk School, we’ve been hearing soulful notes and beautiful melodies played on hand-crafted instruments for almost a hundred years. Both men and women make all kinds of instruments in our Woodworking Studio. Students can build dulcimers, lyres, banjos, flutes, dobros, and more!
Any musician knows that a good instrument is crucial to the quality of their sound. When you take a week building an instrument at the Folk School, you’ll get to mold and craft that quality with your own two hands! As you see that instrument come to life, you’ll be amazed at what you can accomplish in focused and supportive learning environment. Next you’ll flipping through the catalog hunting for a music class to improve your skills on your new beauty.
Build a Square-neck Resonator Guitar (Dobro) – Bob Alexander: Sept 22-28, 2013