Reverend Guitars began quietly, in a garage behind a bicycle shop in East Detroit in 1997. Joe Naylor drew upon his years of study in Industrial Design, Lutherie School, and professional vintage guitar repair to create the first Reverend Guitar. It was unusual in its design, but what impressed most people was the attention to detail that Joe put into the instrument.
Effects units are available in a variety of form factors. Stompboxes are usually the smallest, least expensive, and most rugged. Rackmount devices are generally more expensive and offer a wider range of functions