Liikanen guitars since 1977

Liikanen guitars, full-time professional production began in 1986. Today, the guitars are built by experienced luthiers in Helsinki.


Kauko Liikanen the founder of the workshop has built guitars for more than 30 years. In his earlier career he spent 10 years in a sound and vibration laboratory. He followed studies in classical guitar music as well.



Keijo Liikanen became partner in 1990. He earlier had a career in in the telecommunication industry. Beside on making guitars he manages the supplying of raw materials and handles administrative matters.

The first Liikanen guitar was completed in 1977 at this workshop