The Basics

The D-18 Dreadnought features a sleek, modern High Performance Neck for enhanced playability. The D-18 adds a Sitka spruce top to the genuine mahogany back and sides. Perfect for the intermediate and advanced player. Available with a sunburst or ambertone shaded top for an additional $250.

Model:D-18 Specs

ConstructionGenuine Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint

Body Size:D-14 Fret

Top:Solid Sitka Spruce

Rosette:Style 18

Top Bracing Pattern:Standard ”X” Scalloped, Forward Shifted

Top Braces:Solid Sitka Spruce 5/16”

Back Material:Genuine Mahogany

Back Purfling:Style 18

Side Material:Genuine Mahogany

Endpiece:Delmar Tortoise Color

Endpiece Inlay:none

Binding:Tortoise Color

Top Inlay Style:Multiple Black/White Boltaron

Side Inlay:none

Back Inlay:none

Neck Material:Select Hardwood

Neck Shape:Modified Low Oval Profile w/ Performing Artist Taper

Nut Material:Bone

Headstock:Solid/Square Taper

Headplate:Solid East Indian Rosewood / Large Old Style Logo

Heelcap:Tortoise Color

Fingerboard Material:Solid Black Ebony

Scale Length:25.4”

Number of Frets Clear:14

Number of Frets Total:20

Fingerboard Width at Nut:1-3/4”

Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:2-1/8”

Fingerboard Position Inlays:Old Style 18

Fingerboard Binding:none

Finish Back & Sides:Polished Gloss

Finish Top:Polished Gloss w/ Aging Toner

Finish Neck:Satin

Bridge Material:Solid Black Ebony

Bridge Style:1930s Style Belly w/ Drop-In Saddle

Bridge String Spacing:2-3/16”

Saddle:16” Radius/Compensated/Bone

Tuning Machines:Nickel Open-Geared w/ Butterbean Knobs

Recommended Strings:Martin Studio Performance Lifespan Phosphor Bronze Medium Gauge (MSP7200)

Bridge & End Pins:Black

Pickguard:Delmar Tortoise Color

Case:445 Hardshell

Interior Label:none


Other Options:Available left-handed at no additional charge

Other Comments:All prices & specifications are subject to change without notice.