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Meet the Martin D-15M Mahogany Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar, built with all solid mahogany, from top to back and sides. The D-15M offers a warm tonality with clear articulation, making it a divergence from its spruce-topped counterparts. Its satin natural finish not only enriches its aesthetic appeal but adds a tactile touch that resonates with players.
Over the years, Martin has often turned to all-mahogany builds as a strategic choice for their economy models, offering an accessible entry point into their high-quality lineup without compromising the brand's integrity. While many may associate mahogany guitars with "vintage" or "classic," Martin leveraged this wood not just for its nostalgic charm but also for its cost-effectiveness and reliable tonal qualities. These mahogany models provided a more budget-friendly alternative to spruce or rosewood options, while still maintaining the high standards Martin is renowned for—think robust durability and a balanced, warm tone with fewer overtones. Thus, the all-mahogany editions became not just an affordable choice but a nuanced one, allowing a wider range of musicians to experience the Martin legacy in a form that didn't break the bank but still resonated with the brand's long-standing commitment to quality.
The structure of this masterpiece is fortified by 5/16” non-scalloped Sitka spruce X-bracing. This iconic arrangement ensures the guitar's voice remains consistent while providing a stable architecture. The guitar's mahogany neck, featuring a modified low oval profile with standard taper, provides a playing experience that is as comfortable as it is precise.
The Martin D-15M Mahogany Dreadnought combines thoughtful design with functional benefits for the musician. Its 5/16" non-scalloped Sitka spruce X-bracing ensures tonal stability and structural durability, serving as the backbone of your guitar's voice. The mahogany neck, with its modified low oval profile and standard taper, provides a comfortable and precise playing experience, reducing hand fatigue for extended sessions. The East Indian Rosewood fingerboard offers a versatile 16" radius and 20 frets, decorated with a simple yet tasteful Diamonds and Squares pattern. Nickel Butterbean open-gear tuners deliver stable tuning with a touch of vintage style, while the East Indian Rosewood bridge adds tonal balance. Packaged in a soft-shell case and backed by Martin’s limited lifetime warranty, this guitar is a dependable and versatile choice for any musician.
- All-Mahogany Construct: A warm, articulate tone
- Sitka Spruce X-Bracing: Robust structural stability
- Neck Profile: Modified Low Oval, Comfort First
- Tuning Machines: Nickel Butterbean, Vintage Charm
- Warranty: Martin's Limited Lifetime Assurance
|East Indian Rosewood
|Diamonds and Squares Short Pattern
|Modified Low Oval, Standard Taper
|Nickel Butterbean, Open Gear
|1 11/16'', Bone
|X-Brace, 5/16" Non-Scalloped
|Modern Belly East Indian Rosewood
|Martin Authentic Acoustic 2.0 PB Medium