Class FAQs

How do I register for your classes?
To register for any of our classes, drop by the shop or call us at: 415-865-5424. All fees are due upon registration.

Do I need any previous experience to take these classes?
Our classes do not require students have any previous experience in guitar maintenance, repair, electronics or building.

Do I need to bring my own tools?
We supply each student with all tools needed. Each student will have their own fully equipped workbench to work on.

Do I bring my own guitar?

Yes. You will be working on your own guitar for all classes except the Custom Guitar Building Class and the Effects Pedal Building Class. Please bring a guitar that is in good working order.

Who teaches the classes?
The  owner of SF Guitarworks and Sonoma County Guitarworks, Geoff Luttrell, teaches each class.

What is the class size?
Classes are limited to 4 people. Each student gets plenty of hands-on experience and as much individual attention as possible. We reserve the right to cancel or reschedule classes that have not reached our class minimum of 3 students.

Where are the classes held?
We have two locations – San Francisco and Petaluma. Click on the class you are interested in on the class schedule to find the specific location.

Can my child enroll in your classes?
All students must be 16 or older. We can make exceptions if approved by Geoff and accompanied by a parent or legal guardian.

What is your Cancellation Policy? 

We do not offer refunds.

For all classes except for Custom Guitar Building Class, the following applies:

  • One Reschedule allowed for cancellation up to 2 weeks of class date.
  • No reschedule for cancellation within 2 weeks of class date.

For Custom Guitar Building Class:

  • There are no refunds or reschedules. 
  • If you do have to cancel, the parts are yours and we offer to put the guitar together for you.

Can I get a discount if I enroll for more than one class at a time?
We do not offer bulk pricing or group discounts.

Thank you for considering our classes! Please give us a call or drop by the shop if you have any questions.