Harakka custom guitar pickups

Custom guitar pickups

This time I thought I would talk a bit about custom guitar pickups, or more specifically custom/one-off pickups. Although the construction of a pickup could hardly be simpler, it’s certainly a topic people tend to get very passionate about and one that wo ...

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Drifter Bass, Part I

But, what is a Drifter Bass? There comes a time when you get an idea and it just doesn't let go. It can start as something much smaller and what could seem insignificant, but after a while it has snow balled itself to house crushing dimension and keeps on ...

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Guitar Bridge

Today I want to talk a bit about one of those parts that really can make a difference to the sound and usability of your instrument, the bridge. When one thinks of upgrades for a guitar or bass often shop bought tuners, pickups or bridges come to m ...

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Trip to Fiskars

As so many here in Finland, I too feel I have a strong bond with the surrounding nature and I’ve therefore been horrified seeing how tropical forests are being hacked down. I can’t deny that I love the look of highly figured Brazilian rosewood or some pit ...

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Lingon guitar

For the Lingon-project I wanted to try out some design solutions I normally wouldn’t choose for myself. I often begin a project thinking that I’m the one who is going to play it on recordings or in concerts, but this time I made up my own “dream client”. ...