• Martin Custom Shop 00-18 Sinker – Adirondack

    Category: Product Condition: Pre-Owned

    Our price:4.695,00

    This 2022 Martin Custom Shop 00-18 Sinker Mahogany – Adirondack Red Spruce features Martin’s 00 grand concert body size, constructed with Hide Glue from all solid tonewoods and nitro finish. Awesome!

    This Martin Custom Shop 00-18 is build with pre-war Sinker Mahogany for back and sides, combined with an Adirondack Red Spruce top constructed with Hide Glue. Sinker Mahogany is the genuine Central American Mahogany that Martin used on the pre-war Golden Era instruments. The wood matured slowly in a dimly lit virgin forest. It is denser, darker, more attractive, as well as different sounding than the Mahogany on standard new model instruments. When these trees were cut down, the logs were floated down rivers to the sawmills.  Approximately one third of the wood sank during the process. The wood was lost for nearly a century. With the use of sonar and scuba gear, the wood was found and acquired by Martin.

    Martin’s build with sinker Mahogany differ most noticeably from the standard Mahogany in how the bottom end stays more in line with the rest of the voice. The fundamental from the low E string is thicker and denser than that of the A and D strings, but remains more compact and defined compared to a 000 or OM. Ideal for players who are looking for a smaller body, but used to Martins like the D-35 and D-28 and will enjoy how this guitar differs in sound. Because the bass stays in line with the other registers, it keeps the voice balanced by centering tonally in the midrange. And it puts the emphasis on the fundamental notes from the strings. Overall she provides the classic, or even more precise, legendary Martin guitar tone. She is resonant, lightweight at 1.65kg and setup with low action for easy playability. This baby is in excellent condition. Listen to a sound impression here:


    Price includes:

    • One year Diamond Guitars Limited warranty.
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    • All guitars come with a new set of strings and a setup to your liking.


    • Model: 00-18
    • Year: 2022
    • Body Shape: ”00” Grand Concert Body
    • Inspired by: 00 – 18 Style
    • Adhesive: Vintage Hide Glue
    • Top Material: Adirondack Spruce
    • Bracing Material, Top: Adirondack Spruce
    • Back and Side Material: Premium Sinker Mahogany
    • Neck: Genuine Mahogany
    • Fingerboard Material: Black Ebony
    • Fingerboard Inlay: Old Style 18
    • Finish Type: Nitro, Gloss Body w/ Satin Neck
    • Top Color: Aging Toner
    • Frets Clear: 14 Frets Clear of Body
    • Adhesive: Vintage Hide Glue
    • Scale Length: 24.9″
    • Neck Joint: Dovetail
    • Truss Rod: Adjustable 14 Fret
    • Bracing: X Brace, 1/4”
    • Bracing: Scalloped, Golden Era
    • Binding: Brown Faux Tortoise
    • Rosette: Old Style 18 Boltaron
    • Pickguard: Faux Tortoise
    • Back Purfling: Madagascar Rosewood
    • Endpiece Material: Brown Faux Tortoise
    • Neck Material: Genuine Mahogany
    • Neck Profile: Modified V 30s Style Heel, Standard Taper
    • Heelcap: Brown Faux Tortoise
    • Headplate: Madagascar Rosewood
    • Headplate Decal: Old Style Gold
    • Fingerboard Radius: 16”
    • Fingerboard Width at Nut: 1 3/4″
    • Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/4″
    • String Spacing: 2 5/16”
    • Fingerboard Inlay: Diamond & Squares short pattern
    • Side Dots: White
    • Nut Material: Bone
    • Bridge: Black Ebony, 1930 Style Belly
    • Saddle: Bone, Glue in Long Saddle
    • Saddle Material: Long Bone
    • Bridge End Pins: Black
    • Tuners: Grover Nickel 18:1 Vintage Button
    • Case: Geib Style 5-Ply Hardshell