New D1 just in from luthier Matthew Arcara! This guitar is as sparse-and-stock as you'll get from Matt: straight-grained Mahogany back and sides, Red Spruce top, tortoise binding ... that about covers it! After one strum, we'd wager you won't care what it's made out of -- this is as sophisticated and wide-open sounding a D-18 style guitar as you'll come across. Punchy, well-defined bass, with a woody voice and stinging trebles perfect for lead flatpicking. We only get a couple guitars a year from Matt -- and if previous sales and customer satisfaction are any indication, we'd suggest calling as soon as you can if you've been thinking about one of these guitars. Priced with TKL hard case.

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  • Mahogany back & sides
  • Red Spruce top
  • Ebony bridge & fingerboard
  • Stainless steel frets
  • Hide Glue build 
  • Carbon fiber neck support
  • 1 3/4" nut width
  • 2 5/16" string spacing
  • 25.4" SL

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