Calling all luthiers!

Learn to make a guitar from a cigar or biscuit tin at the Fair Share Festival.
Learn to make a guitar from a cigar or biscuit tin at the Fair Share Festival.

Have you ever wanted to make your own guitar? Musicians, crafty types and would-be luthiers will love the Fair Share Festival’s guitar-making workshop on Saturday November 12 at Hamilton Public School.

Tap into the blues roots of the homemade instrument and join the cigar box guitar revolution.   You’ll be amazed at the quality sound you can get from one of these guitars. Book in now to Garry Petrisic’s demonstration workshop to learn how to make a cigar box or biscuit tin guitar. The workshop is free but you’ll have to register online to attend.

Garry will show you everything you need to know to make your own guitar at home. The three instruments made at the workshop will be given to lucky individuals drawn from a hat.

And be sure to stay on for the community jam session to close the festival on Saturday from 6.30pm to 8.30pm. All instruments, all voices, all talents welcome. No need to register, just come along and join in for a fun communal music-making event.    

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