SHOP Partners

Killer Guitar Components

Killer Guitar Components

Killer Guitar Components

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Killer Guitar Components strives to offer the best and most unique guitar upgrades you will find anywhere.  We manufacture our own high-end, Made in the USA tone components (brass tremolo blocks, tremolo bridges and more) in our small custom shop in Gloucester, MA and also offer the best upgrades we could find from many of the premium names in the industry.  

McNeill Amplification

Killer Guitar Components

Killer Guitar Components

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At McNeill Amplification, Brian McNeill strives to create custom hand-wired guitar amplifiers that are not only aesthetically unique, but also sonically inspiring. Also based in Andover, Massachusetts, Brian specializes in manufacturing high end variants of classic circuits using the best components available today. Each made to order amplifier is meticulously crafted, obsessed over, and custom tailored to the individual player. In addition to the website, give them a follow on Instagram

Lindy Fralin Pickups

Killer Guitar Components

Lindy Fralin Pickups

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 Fralin Pickups is a full-fledged manufacturing shop. In addition to our pickup line, we now feature Prewired Pickguards and Telecaster Control Plates. Lindy and his team are always pushing the boundary further in the industry. We are always looking for new designs and improvements to our current line to make our pickups the best on the market. Keeping true to our roots, we’re still a small and humble shop of 11 employees. The Fralin Pickups team strives to make the highest quality product available: from start to finish. Our pickups are assembled from the highest quality materials we can get our hands-on. We use all USA-Made parts, and we build, wind, and test every pickup by hand – with unsurpassed attention to detail. 

K&K Sound

Fishman Electronics

Lindy Fralin Pickups

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K&K Sound 's mission is to establish K&K as the premier manufacturer of the highest quality acoustic amplification products in the world while maintaining the highest respect and service to our customers, employees, and community. All K&K products are designed and manufactured in house, enabling us to quickly react to customer and market needs. Specific requests for customized products are easily met for musicians, dealers, and manufacturers. Our products are proudly Made in Oregon, USA. We encourage our customers to shop local and we strive to do the same. 


L. R. Baggs

Fishman Electronics

Fishman Electronics

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 At L. R. Baggs, the Award-winning Anthem series, featuring our patented TRU•MIC technology, seamlessly combines a proprietary condenser microphone with our acclaimed Element pickup to deliver the warmth and fidelity of a studio-mic’d guitar anywhere you perform. 


Fishman Electronics

Fishman Electronics

Fishman Electronics

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 At Fishman, we believe music has the power to cross cultures and continents, unifying people through the songs in their hearts and the sounds of their instruments.

Around the world and night after night, you’ll see and hear Fishman products played by musicians on stages big and small. We are proud to be associated with them all and to play some small part in their creative process.


Inspired – We love music, and we are continually inspired by musicians to create tools for them that in turn motivate us forward.


Performance – We are always striving to perform at our highest levels, delivering value and quality, and respecting our customers’ hard work and investment in our products.


Technology – Since the very beginning, Fishman has been about making intricate technologies workable for musicians. Harnessing them in ways that are functional, affordable, robust and repeatable.

Business Partners

Cultivate Advisory Services

Cultivate Advisory Services

Cultivate Advisory Services

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Cultivate Advisory Services LLC provides consulting, project management, training, and event support to the public, private, and not-for profit sectors, including small businesses. Cultivate Advisory developed the new and improved WGW website. 


A side project to Cultivate Advisory Services is Cultivate Cleaner. Cultivate Cleaner's primary goal is providing information about how to use fewer chemicals at home, but the site also blogs about health, wellness, and beautification of the Whitsett Compound and reps for Beautycounter. Join the mailing list or follow along on Instagram.

Canine Behavioral Services

Cultivate Advisory Services

Cultivate Advisory Services

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Canine Behavioral Services provides training, boarding, and other services for people and their dogs. From puppy manners "bootcamp" to inpatient training for dogs that need to get into balance. Brian Manning is a long time friend and has a sole mission to help human owners to fully understand and effectively communicate with their dogs.  And Martin is an honorary pack member. 

Community Partners

Uncommon Threads

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Whitsett Guitar Works is proud to be an Advocate Sponsor of Uncommon Thread's  Dress to Impress Gala. 


 Uncommon Threads is a non-profit based in Lawrence, Massachusetts. They provide an innovative outside-in/inside-out approach to helping women see and feel their true potential by using clothes and image as tools for boosting self-esteem and self-worth. Clients include low-income women who are domestic violence survivors, disabled, female veterans, homeless, unemployed and underemployed, teen moms, and elderly. When a woman feels strong and capable, she can move forward.


The Gala will take place on Wednesday, September 16, 2020. 


Uncommon Threads also runs Uncommon Closet, which is a unique consignment store offering gently used and brand new merchandise at extremely discounted prices.