- Holland's top bass & guitar builders, ALSO double bass specialists
- Are you looking for an instrument that sets you apart with great tone awesome looks? You've come tot the right spot at Rikkers Guitars & Basses. As seasoned bass and guitar builders from Holland, we understand the art of creating effective sound. The kind of sound that makes you stand out on stage − whether you play electric guitar or bass or double bass. Indeed, we offer a large selection of old and new upright basses. And what's more, we take pride in meticulously setting up your double bass to your personal desires and playing style.
- Basses and guitars from the Netherlands: custom made perfection
- As passionate craftsmen we take pride in building instruments to the highest level of detail. We create basses and guitars according to our personal point of view concerning sound, playability and aesthetics. Also, we build instruments meeting players' specific needs. Whether it's exotic tone woods, hand wound pickups or a dazzling finish, our Netherlands built basses and guitars make your musician's dreams come true.
- Dutch bass & guitar luthier with over 50 years of experience
- Rikkers boasts a rich tradition in instrument building. Being one of the oldest Dutch bass & guitar luthiers, we've made hundreds of instruments − each one unique in its own way. Also, double bass players come to our shop from all around the Netherlands and abroad. They recognize our expertise in setting up, repairing and restoring upright basses and are therefore willing to drive a few miles. We've been around for quite some time − over 50 years, in fact − and ultimately that's what pays off for your musical ambitions.
- UPDATES UIT DE WERKPLAATS
- Newly built & for sale: Waveline tiger stripe
- Here’s a Waveline that shows exactly why we love nitro cellulose lacquer finishes on our instruments. This guitar seems to be poured into a crystal clear glass layer. It’s wonderful to see how nitro cellulose lifts up the wood, providing stunning... >>>
- VIDEO CHANNEL
- View our way of making instruments online, discover our guitar workshop and discover the luthiers of Rikkers. Check one of the available videos:
- The Making of a Rikkers Waveline
- Jacco discusses how a Rikkers guitar comes to be and what choices you can make to achieve your ultimate sound.