JC Baxendale D-42 Lefty, Brazilian Rosewood & Adirondack Spruce


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Lefty pickers, take note! As would be expected from a Brazilian rosewood dreadnought crafted by the expert hands of Colorado-based luthier J.C. Baxendale, this lefty D-42 is a rich, balanced and powerful dreadnought, with visual appointments befitting its incredible tone. The Braz has a tight straight grain in the center with just a bit of figuring on the outside, paired with an amber-toned Adirondack spruce top. It has that crisp, clear bite needed to help your bass notes drive and pop, and your lead lines sing out over the rest of the band. The pearly white ivoroid and glittering abalone and MOP add all the flair a modern classic like this needs.

Note: Demo video features a previously sold right-handed D-42 with identical specs.

  • Top: Adirondack spruce
  • Back and sides: Brazilian rosewood
  • Finish: Original
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony
  • Fingerboard radius: 16"
  • Brace pattern: Scalloped X-Bracing
  • Tuners: Waverly
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Scale length: 25.4"
  • Nut width: 1.709"
  • Saddle spacing: 2-11/64"
  • Case: Hardshell


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JC Baxendale

John began working on guitars with his father, Scott Baxendale.  He started in 1996 at his father’s little shop in the Denver Folklore Center repairing old Kay and Harmony student model guitars.

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