L'ESPRIT DU BOIS
CENTRE DE FORMATION DE FACTURE INSTRUMENTALE
Maison des Vendanges
1 rue du Merle - 71250 CLUNY
Tél. 03 85 22 90 79 / 06 09 46 78 87
1. ONGOING COURSES THAT CAN BE STARTED AT ANY TIME:
You can build a hurdy-gurdy, acoustic or electric guitar, mandolin, bouzouki, or restore a plucked stringed instrument:
You will learn about:
- The instrument,
- Its parts and how they work
- Tools and materials
- Wood and woodworking tools
- The process and techniques of instrument building.
Our workshop has a maximum capacity of 6 trainees, which allows for an individualised approach and guarantees successful completion of the different steps in making your instrument, all in a friendly, enjoyable and lively atmosphere.
Your workstation includes a workbench with a clamp especially designed for instrument building.
You will have your own tools, including six Japanese chisels, a Japanese saw, a Veritas finishing plane, a hand brush and a soft cloth.
Shared tools include several small Dremel routers, a complete range of Veritas planes, and several types of Japanese saws.
A complete set of portable Festool electric tools is also available: a router, a surfacer, an orbital sander, an angle sander, a screw driver and a dust extractor.
Along with the above-mentioned tools, a pillar drill, a band saw and a Colombo Filippetti marquetry saw are also at your disposal. You can use a varnish drying cabinet with UVC bulbs as well.
We also have a large stock of marquetry borders, roses, frets, truss rods, actions, pickups to amplify your instrument, machine heads, etc …
2. OCCASIONAL TRAINING SESSIONS:
Nos stages peuvent bénéficier de prise en charge (FAFCEA pour les artisans notamment) : contactez-nous pour que l’on vous aide dans vos démarches.