Guitar Making Course Wrap Up – Winter 2019

Friday, September 6th, 2019

Some diverse and amazing acoustic guitars were built at our Winter 2019 Guitar Making Course. Each instrument reflected the maker’s personality. Guitar Making Class Winter 2019 The Gold Coast Bulletin published an article and 9 News Gold Coast ran a story. Brothers, Bear and Ryan produced two custom Dreadnought style guitars. Graham built an elegant […]

Summer 2019 Guitar Making Course

Saturday, March 2nd, 2019

The February Hancock Guitar Making Course was a great time for us and the participants. Thank you Peter and James for creating awesome instruments and good vibes! We even had Channel 7 News stop by and shoot a short piece on the course. James came from Jersey Island UK to build his dream acoustic, an […]

Happy New Year from Hancock Guitars!

Tuesday, January 1st, 2019

Thank you everyone for your support in 2018! It was a big year for us and we built some of our favourite guitar to date. We’re looking forward to new projects this year as well as some ripper guitar making courses. Many of our guitars finished last year haven’t been put up on the website […]

An Intense & Rewarding Guitar Making Course

Saturday, December 1st, 2018

The Winter 2018 Hancock Guitar Making Course was intense and rewarding. This post is rather late sorry, coming months after the course finished! We’ve neglected to keep up with our news. August was the first time we have offered the ‘Custom’ option and we had two participants take this option, one acoustic and one electric […]

Summer Guitar Making Course 2018

Sunday, February 25th, 2018

Our January 2018 Guitar Making Course was a rewarding two weeks. The two students, Darrin and Steve built very different instruments, but both were really fun and challenging. Darrin built a take on a Tele Cabronita electric guitar. Based on the Tele Thinline, the Cabronita features Filtertron pickups and a clean aesthetic thanks to the […]

Mid-Year Course Wrap Up

Tuesday, August 15th, 2017

Some amazing guitars came out of our July 2017 Guitar Making Course. The first solidbody electric was made by Jamie. His Stratocaster replica featured a 1-piece American Swamp Ash body and a Rock Maple neck with Maple fingerboard. The other two instruments were acoustic guitars but they were very different. Blair built a cutaway Orchestra […]

Guitar Making Courses – New Acoustic, Electric & Ukulele Options

Friday, March 31st, 2017

We’re excited to now be offering a broader range of instruments you can build at our Guitar Making Courses. Participants can now choose from 8 different course options including acoustic and electric guitars as well as ukuleles. We have a completely new minisite for our courses, here on our main website. Thank you to everybody […]

January Guitar Making Course Wrap Up

Tuesday, January 19th, 2016

Our January 2016 guitar making course finished up on Saturday with some fantastic instruments. It was a small class this time with two participants, Keith and Victor. Keith built a Dreadnought cutaway model with Indian Rosewood back and sides and a Sitka spruce top. His instrument was in the style of a Martin D-28 with […]