Located in Portland



Joel Whitehead has been a luthier for over 20 years and he worked for several years as a luthier at the iconic California vintage guitar store, Norm's Rare Guitars.  From years of working on fine vintage acoustics, Joel developed a deep understanding and appreciation of what makes a great acoustic guitar.   

Joel's guitars are 100% handmade with no CNC machines.  He uses only the finest materials.  Employing the traditional design and build techniques he learned from years of repairing and restoring high-end vintage Martins, Joel's guitars are stunning recreations of iconic vintage models.  This guitar is Joel's take on the classic 000-42 design.  See SPECS below.

Inspected and freshly set up in-house by our skilled Guitar Tech, this guitar is dialed in and ready to join you at your next gig, whether its at the local brewpub or on a festival main stage.  You'll sound great and everyone will want to know, where did you get that guitar?


Headstock with Honduran Rosewood Overlay

Waverly Tuners

1.73" Bone Nut

Handcarved D-Shaped Honduran Mahogany Neck with 25.34" Scale Length

Carbon Fiber Rod Neck Reinforcement

Ebony Fingerboard with Style 42 Fancy Inlays

Ebony Bridge with Bone Saddle and Ivory Bridge Pins

Maple Bridgeplate

AAA Adirondack Spruce Top with Old Growth Honduran Rosewood Back & Sides 

Nitrocellulose Lacquer Aged Finish

Adirondack Spruce X-Pattern Forward-Shifted, Scalloped Braces

Abalone and Mother of Pearl Inlays

TKL Hard Shell Case

Serial Number 0039


Year : 2023
Model : Handmade 000-42
Finish : Natural
Case : TKL Hard Shell Case
Weight : 4 lb 13 oz
Condition : Brand New