Knud Sindt was born in Hamburg, Germany in 1966.
From an early age, he was attracted by instruments and instrument making, especially stringed instruments. Following his vocation, he went to study at the Civica Scuola di Liuteria di Milano in Italy, one of the most prestigious universities in Europe to study luthiery. After graduating there he stayed briefly in Italy before deciding to move to Spain. For more than 20 years he has been living in Granada where he has his family and where he has developed most of his career as a renowned luthier making only period instruments such as Laud, theorbo, baroque guitar, and romantic guitar specializing in 19th-century French school guitars such as Grobert or Lacote.