Martin D-18 Modern Deluxe Spec Sheet

Official Specs of the Martin D-18 Modern Deluxe

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Body Size:  D-14 Fret

Finish Top:  Gloss

Construction:  Dovetail Neck Joint

Back & Side Finish:  Gloss

Bracing Pattern:  Forward-Shifted X-Brace

Scale Length:  25.4″

Brace Shape:  Scalloped

Fingerboard Width At Nut:  1 3/4”

Top Material:  Sitka Spruce with VTS

Neck Shape:  Vintage Deluxe

Back Material:  Genuine Mahogany

Neck Taper:  High-Performance Taper

Side Material:  Genuine Mahogany

Electronics:  Optional


Top Color:  Clear

Bridge Style:  Modern Belly – Drop in Saddle

Binding:  East Indian Rosewood

Bridge String Spacing:  2 5/32″

Top Inlay Material:  Multi-Stripe

Bridge Material:  Ebony

Top Detail:  None

Bridge Pin Material:  Liquidmetal®

Pickguard:  Faux Tortoise

Bridge Pin Dots:  Red Acrylic

Pickguard Inlay:  None

Saddle:  Compensated Bone

Rosette:  Old Style 18 Multi-Stripe

Saddle Radius:  16″


Brace Material:  Adirondack Spruce with VTS

Back & Sides Color:  Dark Mahogany

Brace Size:  5/16″

Back Detail:  None

Back Purfling/Strip:  Style 18

Back Inlay Material:  None

Heelcap:  East Indian Rosewood

Side Detail:  None

Endpiece:  East Indian Rosewood

Side Inlay Material:  None

Endpiece Inlay:  None


Neck Material:  Genuine Mahogany

Fingerboard Material:  Ebony

Finish Neck:  Satin

Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret:  2 1/8”

Neck Color:  Dark Mahogany

Fingerboard Inlay Style:  Old Style 18

Number of Frets Total:  20

Fingerboard Inlay Material:  Abalone

Neck Joins Body At:  14th Fret

Fingerboard Binding Material:  None

Side Dots:  Abalone


Headstock Shape:  Solid with Square Taper

Tuning Machines:  Gold Open Gear

Headplate Material:  East Indian Rosewood

Knob:  Butterbean

Headplate Logo Style:  Stylized Script Inlay

Nut Material:  Bone

Headplate Binding Material:  None


Case:  Ply Hardshell

Left Handed Availability:  Yes

Label:  None

Pleked:  Yes

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