The beautiful artistry of Andrew York playing my 1864 Torres copy made from the finest Australian tonewoods

Bowerbird studios Saint Salvadou

200 year old steps leading up from the cellar to the main house.

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  Come join me in this beautiful part of the world and build your very own custom made guitar. You get to build what type of guitar you want using only the finest Australian tone woods. The school built back on 1820 will be your home for two weeks as you get lost in the art and beauty of guitar making.Email chriswynneguitars@gmail,com 

What we offer

France Guitar Building Course

Starting European Autumn / Winter 2021 

Booking fast!

Contact for details and pricing 

Hosted at Bower Bird studios, Saint-Salvadou, France  

Come and join me on what will be an unforgettable experience, building a beautiful custom made guitar from Australian tone woods in such a relaxing and inspiring place. 

Course includes,  building your own custom build acoustic guitar.  All materials and flight case.  Lunch will be provided everyday.  Also for you enjoyment I will run a one day mini bus tour sightseeing the surrounding area enjoying the culture and sights.   This tour will finish with an evening dinner at one of the local restaurants. 

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France Guitar Building Course
Le Bourg Saint Salvadou 12200
Le-Bas Segala

Join me for my world renowned acoustic guitar building course.


As part of my Acoustic Guitar building course you will learn to build your very own acoustic guitar from a range of exceptionally beautiful AAA rated Australian tonewoods.  


No prior experience of woodworking is

 required.  As part of this course you will be taken through all the required steps from raw timber to a beautiful custom made guitar.  

The course allows students to choose from a wide range of options:


Steel strung acoustics - including Dreadnought, OOO and CA - my custom small classical bodied acoustic
Classical acoustics - various designs from the 1800-1900's -  Torres to Hauser
Acoustic Bass guitars - fretted or fretless

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Custom Made Guitars

My Custom made guitars are made with the finest Australian Tonewoods.  I have been building now for more then 28 years using Australian timber.


It is with this experience and knowledge l have gained with these woods l'm able to produce the highest quality of tone and response you need from a guitar

Click on the link at top of the page for more information about my custom built acoustic and classical guitars.

Brilliant Melbourne based classical guitarist, performer and teacher Daniel Nistico playing my all Blackwood back and sides, Bunya soundboard 1937 Hauser copy. 


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