Martin Custom Shop D28 style with Wild Grain East Indian Figured Rosewood

Martin_Custom_Shop_Acoustic_Guitar_Full_Headstock_WildGrain_Rosewood_Pearl_98311AVAILABLE FOR CUSTOM ORDER - We custom ordered this special Martin Custom Shop D-28 style acoustic, this past January. Martin Custom Shop master luthier Dan Brown, had some very special Wild Grain East Indian Rosewood figured rosewood that is beyond rare! We were able to choose the finest of the lot of what Martin is calling ‘Wild Grain’ Rosewood, and had a special Martin D-28 with a slot headstock custom ordered (photo below of wood set #40 for this guitar).

This guitar not only looks stunning with the beautiful Wild Grain back, but sounds and plays like no other new Martin that we’ve had in years! Dan Brown who is Martin’s top master luthier built this special guitar for us with a Adirondack Spruce top, East Indian ‘Wild Grain’ rosewood back and sides, Adirondack Golden Era scalloped forward shift bracing, grained ivoroid binding, style 28 bold Herringbone rosette, select abalone Martin logo on a matching figured Guatemalan rosewood veneer headstock, Foden Style Select Abalone fingerboard inlays onto an ebony fingerboard, 1 ¾” with at the nut and 2 1/8” with at the 12th fret with a 25.34 scale length, clear gloss lacquer finish including the back of the neck, a 30′s style belly long saddle, and a set of gold Grover vintage style open back tuners. A thing of beauty that sounds and plays amazing!

Comes with a deluxe hardshell Martin case and Lifetime Martin Custom Shop Warranty.

LIST PRICE: $6,579




  • SPECIAL INSTRUCTION: NAMM 2017 / SET #40 - See Dan Brown before profiling back
  • LABEL: none
  • CONSTRUCTION: Standard; Mahogany Blocks/Dovetail Neck Joint
  • BODY SIZE: D-14 Fret
  • TOP: Adirondack Spruce
  • TOP GRADE: 5-6
  • TOP BRACES: Adirondack / Scalloped 5/16" / Golden Era
  • PATTERN: DOMLE #3A / (1'' From Soundhole) - Forward shifted
  • TOP BINDING: Grained Ivoroid
  • TOP INLAY: .073   B/W .049 B/W/B
  • ROSETTE: Style 28 (Bold Herringbone)
  • PICKGUARD: Faux Tortoise 3071, Self-Ad, Pattern 1B (D28 Style)
  • BACK: Wild Grain East Indian Rosewood
  • BACK PANELS: 2 Pc.
  • PURFLING: Style 28 w/18 Strip on Each Side
  • CENTER STRIP/LOC. STAMP: Sitka Standard (C.F. Martin & Co. Nazareth, PA Btwn 1st & 2nd Brace)
  • BACK BRACES: Sitka Spruce
  • BACK BINDING: Grained Ivoroid
  • BACK INLAY: .049 B/W/B Boltaron
  • ADSIDE STRIPS: East Indian Rosewood
  • ENDPIECE: Grained Ivoroid
  • ENDPIECE INLAY: .049 B/W/B Boltaron
  • BLOCK: Solid Genuine Mahogany
  • REAR: D Mahogany
  • FRONT: D 14 Fret Adjustable Mahogany
  • Line 1: C. F. Martin Logo
  • Line 2: Custom Shop Logo
  • NECK: Genuine Mahogany- 12/4
  • NECK SHAPE: Performing Artist neck profile
  • HEADSTOCK: Solid/6 String Diamond/Square Taper
  • BACK/HEAD STAMP: C.F. Martin and Co. Nazareth Pa. Stamp On Back Of Head (AUTHENTIC FEATURE)
  • TRUSS ROD: 2-Way Adjustable 356mm
  • HEELCAP: Grained Ivoroid
  • NUT: Bone
  • HEADPLATE: Wild Grain Indian Rosewood
  • HEADPLATE PEARL: C.F. Martin Block, Select Abalone
  • TUNING MACHINES: Waverly Gold 4062-G w/ Engraved Btn (11/32)
  • FINGERBOARD: Black Ebony
  • RADIUS: 16
  • SCALE LENGTH: 25.340  (25.4 )
  • WIDTH AT NUT: 1 3/4''
  • WIDTH AT 12 FRET: 2 1/8  (2.125)
  • FRET WIRE: G-300
  • PEARL INLAY: Diamond & Squares - Short Pattern (Select Abalone) (GE)
  • SIDE DOTS: White Boltaron
  • SIDE DOT POSITION: One at 3rd, 5th, 7th, 9th, Two at 12th, One at 15th & 17th Frets
  • FINISH TYPE: Full Gloss
  • FINISH BODY:  Non-Catalyzed Gloss / No Stain / Rosewood Filler
  • FINISH TOP: Non-Catalyzed Gloss/ Universal Aging Toner (TAPE ROSETTE & INLAYS)
  • FINISH NECK: Non-Catalyzed Gloss / Universal Dark Mahogany Stain / Rosewood Filler
  • BRIDGE: Black Ebony
  • STYLE: 1930 Style Belly w/ Drop-In Long Saddle
  • STRING SPACING: 2 3/16''
  • SADDLE: 16'' Radius, Long, Drop in, Bone
  • STRINGS: Strings,Martin,MSP7200,Guitar Prod
  • BRIDGE PINS: White w/ Black Dots
  • END PIN: White w/ Black Dot


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