Guitar Showcase: Craig Standridge (Video)

Now a teacher’s assistant, Craig started out in both the acoustic and electric programs. Watch as he discusses the creative choices behind his acoustic guitar...

Student Profile: Brad King

Brad King’s journey to Guitar Craft Academy Nashville started with his dad’s car radio. “My dad would listen to the radio and knew every song, everybody in the bands, all the instruments they played — it was like a history lesson,” he said. “To me, that was the...

Student’s First Guitar Sale

Any luthier’s first guitar sale is a big deal. But it’s even more impressive when the guitar sold is the first guitar you ever built. So congratulations to recent Guitar Craft Academy graduate Tiernan McKinney, who recently sold his first guitar — built during our...

Iconic Guitars: the Gibson J-200

For the first installment in an ongoing series exploring iconic guitar models, we spoke with Marty Lanham, owner of Nashville Guitar Company and an instructor at Guitar Craft Academy Nashville, about the iconic Gibson J-200. Marty Lanham of Guitar Craft Academy...

Jailhouse Rock

Bill Lee’s guitar before restoration.The restored guitar. Check out this amazing restoration that new GCA instructor Dave Johnson, owner of Scale Model Guitars in Nashville, recently finished for a customer! This guitar was built by the customer’s...