HANDCRAFTED TUBE AMPLIFIERS
FROM VANCOUVER ISLAND

Butterfield Amplifiers is a boutique amplifier company based in Victoria, BC. We build completely hand-crafted, point-to-point hand-wired guitar tube amps, hi-fi amps, and hand-built speaker cabinets.

 

We also offer amp servicing, modification, vintage restorations, and custom work.

We live and work on the ​unceded Coast Salish Territory of the Lekwungen and W̱SÁNEĆ nations and acknowledge their relationship with the land and sea since time immemorial. 

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REPAIRS & AMP SERVICING

Bring in your amp when something's not sounding right or when it's just time for some TLC.

RESTORATION & MODIFICATIONS

We'll restore your vintage amp to its former glory and make sure it's in safe playing condition. 

CUSTOM
AMPLIFIERS

Come with your vision and ideas. We'll work together to design and build the amp of your dreams.  

FEATURED AMPLIFIER

HAND-BUILT BUTTERFIELD SPEAKER CABINET WITH 12" JENSEN SPEAKER

$1,200 CDN

This hand-built speaker cab is loaded with a single 12” Jensen speaker. It sounds warm with a full-bodied clean tone, powerful mid-bite, and some nice grit when overdriven.

  • ​Sturdy 3/4 inch Baltic Birch cabinet

  • 12” Jensen AlNiCo speaker, 50 watt, P12N, 8 ohm 

  • Open-back construction

  • Classic Pebble Black tolex covering

  • Oxblood and gold grill cloth

  • Black leatherette handle

  • Black standard rubber feet

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ABOUT US

We are Gord and Michelle, a father-daughter team of two backed by supportive friends, family, and community.

 

Gord has had a long career as a professional engineer and has been working on tube amplifiers for almost fifty years. He is an accomplished woodworker and enjoys working with natural materials. Michelle is a visual artist and photographer. She loves building, upholstery, and working with her hands, especially on cabinets.  

We have been building amps together since 2007. 
 

OUR WORK