Sheldon Schwartz and David Freeman will facilitate a hands on workshop for building better acoustics into the soundboard of an acoustic instrument. Guitars will be the focus, though this material can be worked into other acoustic instruments/ Sound board thicknessing, Bracing, voicing and Tuning will be covered. Soundhole placement and sizing discussed. bending the top into an arm rest and the problems of binding it are also part of the week long event. Students will be working with Master tops as they design and construct their own Soundboard.
The workshop runs for 8 hours a day, July 20th - July 25th