"Attention to detail and the joy of playing and making music is the core of our work."

We are closed during the holidays!

During the holidays our shop is closed. These are the following dates: 27, 28 & 29th of December and also 3, 4 & 5th of January. We wish everyone a great time and we hope to see you soon in 2019!

Recent builds


Our Rikkers Bassguitars contains 4 different models. Besides these models we regularly build traditional models like the Jazzbass or the Precision. You’re very welcome to come and try these bassguitars in our workshop in Groningen.
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All our guitar models are custom made. We build different models like our very own designs Waveline, Hybridline and Treeline. We also build the Classicline models such as the Telecaster, Thinline, Stratocaster, SG and ES335.
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Double Basses

Rikkers is the double bass expert in the north of the Netherlands. You will find old and new basses in almost every price range. We deliver our bass leveled and with a comfortable set-up, with good strings and a good comb.
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“An instrument made specifically for your hand gives off a different vibe, a different feeling when you play it. This personal approach is what makes us unique”


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35 years Rikkers Guitars

35 years ago Ferdinand turned the key to open his brand new workshop in the Folkingestraat in Groningen and started his career as luthier. 25 years ago Jacco opened that same door to start his first day as luthier. Saturday November 24 we'll celebrate both...

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Treeline 5-string

Ferdinand introduces the wonderful Dark Treeline 5-string bass guitar in this video together with Bass Player Henry Sopacua.

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Repair Service


Is your guitar not quite as good as it was before? Did you leave it alone for a longer time or are you an intensive player? Do you have doubts about the intonation of your bass, guitar or double bass?

Whether you’re a seasoned player or just starting out. We make sure the basic quality of your instrument is as high as it can be. You are welcome to visit us in our workshop and let us have a look. You’ll get some coffee and an honest peace of advice.


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