Martin HD-35 Left-Handed Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

  • Item # 1480397
  • Model # 10Y18HD35L

Martin's HD-35 is a herringbone version of the famous D-35. Like the D-35, the HD-35 features a three-piece back. The sound, however, is completely different. The bracing pattern for the HD-35 utilize… Learn More

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Redefined with thinner bracing, the beautiful touch of herringbone and a three-piece back.

Martin's HD-35 is a herringbone version of the famous D-35. Like the D-35, the HD-35 features a three-piece back. The sound, however, is completely different. The bracing pattern for the HD-35 utilizes the thinner 1/4" bracing pattern of the D-35; but, the braces are scalloped for extra tone and volume. Over the years, the HD-35 has become famous for its exceptional presence and volume, due to the lightly braced top allows the top to flex and vibrate much like a speaker. The HD-35 is an extremely loud, driving guitar, with a lot of attitude. Vintage Tone Meets Modern PlayabilityThis left-handed HD-35 dreadnought combines the thin 1/4" scalloped X bracing pattern with the vintage forward-shifted placement of the 1930's X brace. This combination of the old and the new gives you a sound that will be sure to attract attention. Loud, punchy and driving, you will never be drowned out by other instruments. And best of all, you can get the vintage tone of the 1930s combined with the playability of a modern guitar. For improved playability, the neck has been changed to feature a modified low oval neck, with a Performing Artist taper and 1-3/4" nut. The wider string spacing and comfortable neck profile allow a player to move up and down the neck with ease. And unlike the more traditional acoustic guitars of the past, this left-handed HD-35 will have that vintage tone, with a feel that will be like that of an electric guitar. Along with an amazing sound and feel, the this HD-35 features a solid Sitka spruce top, solid East Indian rosewood back and sides, ebony bridge and fingerboard, hand-fit dovetail neck joint, Nitrocellulose lacquer, classic herringbone inlay, antique white binding, aging toner and a hardshell case. Other AppointmentsAlong with an amazing sound and feel, the modern HD-35 dreadnought is not only built for left-handed players, but also features a solid Sitka spruce top, solid East Indian rosewood back and sides, ebony bridge and fingerboard, hand-fit dovetail neck joint, Nitrocellulose lacquer, classic herringbone inlay, antique white binding, aging toner and a hardshell case. Order this reimagined classic today.

Features

  • Antique white binding
  • Aging toner
  • Classic herringbone inlay
  • Hand-fit dovetail neckjoint

Technical Specification

Martin HD-35 Left-Handed Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

Body

  • Body type: Dreadnought
  • Cutaway: No
  • Top wood: Sitka spruce
  • Back and sides: East Indian rosewood
  • Bracing pattern: 1/4" forward-shifted, scalloped X
  • Body finish: Gloss Nitrocellulose
  • Orientation: Right handed

Neck

  • Neck shape: Modern low oval/Performance Artist taper
  • Nut width: 1.75" (44.45 mm)
  • Fingerboard: Ebony
  • Neck wood: Solid mahogany
  • Scale length: 25.4"
  • Number of frets: 20
  • Neck finish: Satin

Electronics

  • Pickup/preamp: No
  • Brand: Not applicable
  • Configuration: Not applicable
  • Preamp EQ: Not applicable
  • Feedback filter: Not applicable
  • Tuner: Not applicable

Other

  • Headstock overlay: East Indian rosewood
  • Tuning machines: Chrome enclosed gear
  • Bridge: Ebony
  • Saddle and nut: Bone
  • Number of strings: 6
  • Special features:
  • Case: Hardshell case
  • Accessories:
  • Country of origin: United States