Basic Module

Backpacker - Basic instrument for the
non-skilled apprentice luthier


Basic module “Tokkelinstrument” Steelstring 

between 23 october 2012 and 18 june 2012, one day a week.

  • building a Backpacker

  • download the journal (Dutch) PDF-file (13MB)


Small body sized steelstring based on the plan 
drawn by Jacky Walraet

Woods Backpacker

  • Top: European Spruce (Picea abies)

  • Back & Sides: Maple (Acer pseudoplatanus)

  • Neck: Maple (Acer pseudoplatanus)

wood info: wood-database