about us

The Guitar Workshop is owned and run by Scottish luthier Ian Dickinson. 

Established in 2015 the founding principle is that it will be an open, high street workshop, which is not only be visible but would encourage customers and guitar enthusiasts to see and experience instruments being made and repaired by hand. 

Ian studied the art of guitar making under master luthiers William C Kelday, Paul Hyland and Michael Ritchie on the musical instrument making course at Anniesland College from 2005 until 2007.

The following years were spent repairing and restoring instruments for various shops, studio and private customers whilst working as head technician for major Scottish based guitar manufacturer.

Having set-up, repaired, modified and upgraded thousands of instruments this wealth of experience means he is able to cope with any challenge placed on the shop bench. He possesses an arsenal of diagnostic skills that are invaluable in the repair and construction processes. Your guitar is in expert hands.