Sam McLaren

I am a Luthier based in Yarm, and have been making classical guitars for the past 4 years. I have studied at both the Totnes School of Guitar Making and at Newark College in Guitar Making. As well as studying with Peter Barton and Christopher Dean.
All of my guitars are unique, as they are my own design both in shape and in bracing systems, using only the highest quality of woods.
My guitars have received fantastic feedback from the likes of Gary Ryan, Craig Ogden, Matthew McAllister as well as Allan Neave.
I recently did a lecture at the Big Guitar Weekend in Glasgow, on guitar making, which both Allan Neave and Matthew McAllister had asked me to do.

I would like to invite you, and anyone else you think will be interested, along to my workshop, to try my guitars and see what work goes into them.

There is information on my website, including prices, and videos of my guitars being played.

Chris Gillson

I have been building classical guitars since 1999, first at Merton College in London and later I was lucky enough to attend the Romanillos course in Siguenza, Spain. I use traditional woods and methods, aiming to produce light, resonant and responsive instruments.