Martin Custom Shop D-1 Slope Shoulder 12 Fret Dreadnought is one of our very own custom shop builds, designed and woods hand picked by me (Jesse) from Ish Guitars. The MSRP on this guitar is a whopping $5,612.97. Martin Custom Shop says they have NEVER built a mahogany topped 12 fret Dreadnought before, this is the first one! We have the best builds AND best prices!
CONSTRUCTION: Standard; Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint BODY SIZE: D-12 Fret TOP: Flamed Mahogany TOP BRACES: Sitka/Scalloped 5/16'' (G99BC0044) PATTERN: D-12 Fret #7B TOP BINDING: Faux Tortoise - Brown TOP INLAY: .070'' B/W/B/W/W/B Boltaron (Heavy white faces binding) ROSETTE: Old Style 18 (Boltaron), Channel Depth .075, First Cut @ 4.188, Mitered- No, Soundhole Size D (4.000'') Cut to 3.984'' PEARL INLAY: None
PICKGUARD: PG,Faux Tortoise 3071,SA,Pat 21B BACK: Flamed Mahogany BACK PANELS: 2 Pc. PURFLING: Style 18 CENTER STRIP/LOC. STAMP: Sitka Standard (C.F. Martin & Co. Nazareth, PA Btwn 1st & 2nd Brace) BACK BRACES: Sitka Spruce BACK BINDING: Faux Tortoise - Brown SIDES: Flamed Mahogany SIDE STRIPS: East Indian Rosewood ENDPIECE: Faux Tortoise - Brown BLOCK: Solid Genuine Mahogany REAR: D Mahogany FRONT: D 12 Fret Adjustable Mahogany (LONG LEG)
NECK: Genuine Mahogany- 12/4 NECK SHAPE: Modified V with PA taper HEADSTOCK: Slotted / Do Not Square Slot Corners / 6 String / No Diamond TRUSS ROD: NR,Adj, 2 Way, 12 Fret, 26.44, 335MM HEELCAP: Faux Tortoise - Brown NUT: Bone ON ANGLE/FLAT: Flat HEADPLATE: Flamed Mahogany HEADPLATE DECAL: Old Style Gold(Small) TUNING MACHINES: Grover Nickel H97-18NA Sta-Tite Side Mnt 18:1(Drill in MR) - "I" Drill
FINGERBOARD: Black Ebony (Stain- Yes, Oil- Yes) RADIUS: 16'' SCALE LENGTH: 25.340'' (25.4'') WIDTH AT NUT: 1 3/4'' (1.750) WIDTH AT 12 FRET: 2 1/8'' (2.125) FRET WIRE: German G300,Notched 1 3/4 FRETS CLEAR: 12 TOTAL FRETS: 19 PEARL INLAY: Old Style 18 (Abalone) 4- .156 Green Abalone Dot, 1- .250 Green Abalone Dot, 1- .186 Green Abalone Dot SIDE DOTS: White Boltaron SIDE DOT POSITION: One at 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, Two at 12th, One at 15th & 17th Frets
FINISH TYPE: Gloss/Satin Neck FINISH BODY: Non-Catalyzed Gloss/ Dark Mahogany Stain/ Dark Filler FINISH TOP: Non-Catalyzed Gloss/ Univ Dark Mahogany Stain / Rosewood Filler FINISH NECK: Catalyzed 15 Sheen Satin/ Dark Mahogany Stain/ Dark Filler
BRIDGE: Black Ebony STYLE: 1930 Style Belly w/ Drop-In Long Saddle STRING SPACING: 2 3/16'' (2.188) SADDLE: 16'' Radius, Long, Drop in, Bone