double A harakka guitars-5

Double A (maple guitar)

The especial thing about this guitar is that it's 100% made of maple. The idea started to appeal to me more and more the longer I thought about it, the ideas emerged: a 20-inch fretboard radius with 24 stainless steel frets and 25,5-inch scale, two humbuc ...

Tonkinois-1

The Karlsson, baritone guitar test

When I first started to plan this baritone guitar (that you can listen to at the end of this post ;) ) I tried to avoid it being a one trick pony, after all, a body made of mahogany with a 30” scale could mean it would sound like muffled rumble covered wi ...

lingon-3

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”. ...

floyd-rose---harakkaguitars

Trems and vibes

To me the best designs have both a function and are pretty to look at. I’d say it’s quite rare a design is considered a real classic, so what makes it a classic? Does it need the majority’s approval? Does it need the maturity of an old design or can a new ...