Woodpecker launches the Travel Koa, a compact 31-inch guitar

The guitar sports a gorgeous open-pore finish.

Woodpecker has launched the 31-inch Travel Koa, a portable guitar that should make taking an acoustic guitar on a plane a breeze.

The diminutive guitar features a solid koa back and sides, with a slightly deeper body for a fuller, louder sound – compensating for its small dimensions otherwise. The neck and fingerboard are both made of African blackwood, while the bridge is mahogany.

The body’s wood grain is on full display, with a thin-open-pore finish, that according to Woodpecker “lets the wood ‘breathe’ but still offers the wood ample protection. This finish has the best tone. Also, it’s very easy to keep clean.”

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Woodpecker Travel Koa
Image: Woodpecker

Electronics are included as an optional extra.

The Woodpecker Travel Koa lists for €239 with no electronics, or €289 with. For more information head over to woodpeckerinstruments.com.

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