The Martin D-42 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar has a solid spruce top that generates rich Martin tone, while gorgeous rosewood back and sides add crisp projection. Vintage features include forward-shifte... Read More
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The Martin D-42 Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar has a solid spruce top that generates rich Martin tone, while gorgeous rosewood back and sides add crisp projection. Vintage features include forward-shifted scalloped bracing, traditional Martin Style 45 snowflake fingerboard inlays, elegant grained ivoroid bindings on the top and lush ebony fretboard, and gold tuning gears with butterbean knobs.
Construction: mahogany blocks/dovetail neck joint
Body size: D-14 fret
Top: solid sitka spruce
Rosette: style 45
Top bracing pattern: standard ''x'' scalloped, forward shifted
Top braces: solid sitka spruce 5/16''
Back material: solid east indian rosewood
Back purfling: style 45
Side material: solid east indian rosewood
Endpiece: grained ivoroid
Endpiece inlay: black/white boltaron
Binding: grained ivoroid
Top inlay style: abalone pearl with black/white/black boltaron
Side inlay: black/white boltaron
Back inlay: black/white boltaron
Neck material: select hardwood
Neck shape: low profile
Nut material: bone
Headplate: solid east indian rosewood /c.f. Martin block- select abalone pearl
Heelcap: grained ivoroid with black/white boltaron inlay
Fingerboard material: solid black ebony
Scale length: 25.4''
# of frets clear: 14
# of frets total: 20
Fingerboard width at nut: 1-11/16''
Fingerboard width at 12th fret: 2-1/8''
Fingerboard position inlays: style 45 snowflakes - select abalone pearl