A Survivor’s Guide to Building a Business in Luthiery


Jeremy Hamm, owner of Hamm-tone Guitars & School of Lutherie in Winnipeg will guide you through his experience in guitar building and repair.  From setting up the initial shop, earning customers trust and maintaining it, he’ll help new luthiers gain insight into what it takes to build a business and keep the lights on.



Jeremy specializes in modern variations of vintage style instruments; he also teaches acoustic and electric guitar building & repair classes in Winnipeg's iconic Exchange District. In his twentieth year of building and repairing fretted stringed instruments, he keeps changing and evolving, finding much inspiration from the many talented instrument builders in his province of Manitoba. Hamm-tone guitars are popular in Winnipeg.