The Wayne C. Henderson School of Appalachian Arts

Know Your Guitar with Alex Todt

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Guitar Maintenance Class

Alex Todt, our experienced maker and shop steward would like to offer a Basic Setup and Repair class, for both electric and acoustic guitars. This class would cover upkeep, how to adjust your neck and string height as well as basic electronics.  Necessities of how to store your guitar, and the clean and care of your instrument. Great for anyone that is just starting out or is tired of bringing your guitar to the music shop for maintenance. Let Alex help and provide answers to those perplexing questions.

Advance Set Up

Alex will also be offering an Advance Set Up of your guitar. In this class, Alex will cover truss rod adjustments and how fretwork plays a large role in the overall feel and playability of your instrument. You will learn how to address fret noise or buzz, AND you could actually learn fretwork!  We will provide a guitar neck to practice and learn fret work technique.

Make Your Own Guitar Stand

Make a guitar stand in this one day class! We will provide the wood and the templates, you can refine, sand and finish your own stand. This would be a great class for a parent and child to take together.

Monthly Wood Shop Safety Class
Alex will be holding monthly safety classes to become certified to have access to our wood shop tools and facilities. We invite the community to come in and become involved in our programs and want to ensure that that is done in a safe and respectful manner for everyone involved.

I would love to find out more about upcoming programs in my area(s) of interest.

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Upcoming Events

Wed 23

Kiwanis Downtown Meeting

May 23 @ 1:00 pm - 3:00 pm
Fri 25

Guitar Maintenance Class

May 25 @ 12:00 pm - 2:00 pm
Organizer: Alex Todt
Sat 26

Sweet Slow Flow Yoga

May 26 @ 9:00 am - 10:30 am
Organizer: Kristi McConnell
Mon 28

Quilt Guild Meeting

May 28 @ 10:00 am - 2:00 pm
Wed 30

Quilt Guild Meeting

May 30 @ 7:00 pm - 9:00 pm