Tattoo 42 llc 753 sw 185th ave Beaverton, OR 97003 US

(503) 356-8854

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About Us

Our History



Established in this location in 2005 by Rich Shires. Since 2009 by the name of Tattoo 42, it is now run by Rich Shires and John Schmidt. Our goal is to provide you with quality work at a decent price.  We have five artists on staff with over 50 years experience.   If your looking to get a new custom tattoo in a clean, friendly environment, stop by Tattoo 42. Take a minute to check out the site or stop by the shop to speak with someone in person.  We are open 7 days a week 12:00 PM to 8 PM.

Enjoy the site, Rich & John

New State regulations for customers


Attention customers we’re excited to announce. We will be open regular hours again on June 1st. 

The new state regulations for customers are.

We will be operating by appointment only no walk-ins. Although we will be able to do same-day appointments if we have the time available.

Customers must wait in their car or outside for their appointment until we call you and ask a few health questions that are now required by law. 

If you have a fever, feel sick in any way, had any COVID-19 symptoms, or been exposed to anybody with COVID-19 within the last two weeks we will not be able to tattoo you. 

Customers are required to wear a mask, and wash their hands for at least 20 seconds when entering the building. 

You must come by yourself. You cannot bring anybody with you. There’s only one customer to artist allowed in the building.

Please do not bring any food or drinks with you. 

Thanks for helping keep everybody safe, and we appreciate your support.

Artist and online portfolios


John Schmidt

Professional Tattooer by trade. I work in illustrative, traditional, Japanese, & others styles always welcome. I usually work Friday to Tuesday.

Rich's Portfolio

Denver's Portfolio

Award winning japanese style tattoos. Since 2001 I have been consumed with this love of tattooing. From Japanese, neo traditional, ornamental, dot work and floral designs. I am blessed to get to work with my friends and tattoo on great clients. 

Abraham's Portfoilio


Contact Us

Better yet, see us in person!

We love our customers, so feel free to visit during normal business hours.

Tattoo 42

753 Southwest 185th Avenue, Beaverton, Oregon 97003, United States

(503) 356-8854

Noon till Eight 7 days a week

Open today

12:00 pm – 08:00 pm