- acoustic guitars
- classical guitars
David Whiteman (born 1965) is one of Britain’s leading guitar makers. He made his first instrument at the age of 16. In 1984 he enrolled on a guitar making course at the London Collage of Furniture. He started his own workshop in 1987 in Sussex making classical guitars. From 1992-2001 he was Senior Lecturer at the London Guildhall University, where he specialised in teaching guitar making. Since then he has concentrated on making his own instruments. David has contributed to many books including Guitar Through the Ages (2002) by James Westbrook and Eyewitness Companions-Guitar (2004) by Richard Chapman.