The four-week course, which runs on Saturdays from 2 to 4pm, includes a choice of two models, a Telecaster or Stratocaster, all hardware, parts and course for $600.

WA Classic Sounds owner and guitar technician Morley John has 12 years of experience repairing all types of instruments and has completed a guitar-building course at the Musicians Institute in Hollywood. Contact Morley or the staff on 9495 1986 or email sales@classicsounds.com.au.

Visit 223 Railway Avenue, Kelmscott to see some of the handmade guitars.