Brian Crosbie local musician and instrument maker will guide you through the stages of making your own Appalachian dulcimer or cigar box guitar. You’ll design and make the sound box from modelling plywood and a neck from locally grown hardwood. You’ll string the neck and create sound holes and decoration using coping saws, craft knives and files.
The remaining time on the second day will be taken up with lessons around the camp fire learning how to play your very own instrument.
Price of the course includes:
The use of all the tools you’ll need.
Copious amounts of tea, coffee and biscuits.
A lovely lunch with fresh home-made bread, soup of the day followed by fresh fruit.
All meals are vegetarian but do let us know if you have any other dietary requirements.