Handmade in Canada.

Proceeds from the 99 James North Project go to support An Instrument For Every Child

Each Package Includes:
Limited edition custom guitar from the 99 James North Project
Custom Fitted Tweed Hard Case
Limited Edition Overdrive pedal from Southampton Pedals with 99 James Artwork
Select Merchandise from Jillard, Birchway, Sonic Unyon, D’addario, Graph Tech, Mcnelly, Cottage 13, including an assortment of shirts, picks, gear, a custom Levis strap, a Sonic Unyon ‘Now we are 25’ Record, and more.



In celebration of Sonic Unyon’s 25th anniversary, we are building a limited edition run of 25 guitars, made from wood reclaimed from the historic building at 99 James St. North in Hamilton, Ontario. Built in 1872, the four-story Victorian was brought back to life in 2015 through a meticulous restoration. The guitar itself is a design collaboration between Jillard Guitars, Terra Lightfoot, Chrisy Hurn of Basement Revolver, Mark Milne of Tristan Psionic, Birchway Sound, and Cottage 13 Tattoo. Each guitar features unique grain and grit, symbolizing the distinctive resilience of Hamilton, and the beauty carried within that iconic determination. With artwork from Cottage 13 Tattoo engraved on the back of each instrument, we give a nod to Hamilton’s history as the Electric City, and celebrate our city’s unique art and culture.

Proceeds from the project will be donated to Hamilton-based charity An Instrument For Every Child, which believes in the positive influence that music can have on the development of children, and aims to provide access to instruments and skilled instructors for children from all walks of life. In December 2019 we successfully raised $15,000 for AIFEC thanks to all your support.

Jillard 99 James #10 of 25

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