Martin D-35 Standard Series Acoustic Guitar

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A Dreadnought for the Working Man With Classic Appointments and Vintage Tone

At Martin Guitars handcrafted instruments built with superior tonewoods and innovative designs represent the high standard for which they are revered. Standard series guitars feature Sitka Spruce tops with Mahogany or Rosewood backs and sides, giving them a massive bottom end with articulate highs and balanced mids. Martin Standard Series guitars continue the tradition of vintage styling and elegant craftsmanship that have made playing a Martin an amazing experience.

The Martin D-35 Standard Series Dreadnought features a distinctive 3-piece back with an antique white binding around the fingerboard which sets it apart from other models in the Standard Series. Pairing Sitka Spruce top with East Indian Rosewood back and sides in a classic Dreadnought body shape, the D-35 delivers the volume and warm, complex tone that has made it the choice of many fine strummers and pickers including Johnny Cash and Seth Avett.

Aside from the classic tone of the D-35, another reason players from a wide array of musical backgrounds have chosen the D-35 is its playability. Featuring a modern, modified oval neck shape with a high performance taper, with an Ebony fingerboard with mother-of-pearl inlays and Plek-Pro dressed frets, the new D-35 delivers perfect string tension and precise tone under all playing conditions.

Other premium appointments including an ebony bridge with compensated bone saddle, an all bone nut, chrome enclosed gear tuners with large knobs and an antique white fingerboard binding round out the picture. Also available in 1935 Sunburst and Ambertone finish for an additional $200.


  • Body Size: D-14 Fret
  • Finish Top, Back & Sides: Gloss
  • Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint
  • Bracing Pattern: Forward-Shifted X-Brace, Non-Scalloped
  • Scale Length: 25.4"
  • Fingerboard Width At Nut: 1 3/4''
  • Top Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval With High-Performance Taper
  • Back and Sides Material: East Indian Rosewood
  • Top Color: Aging Toner
  • Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
  • Binding: Antique White
  • Bridge String Spacing: 2 5/32"
  • Top Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
  • Bridge Material: Ebony
  • Bridge Pin Material: White Plastic
  • Pickguard: Faux Tortoise
  • Bridge Pin Dots: Faux Tortoise
  • Saddle: Compensated Bone
  • Rosette: Multi-Stripe
  • Saddle Radius: 16"
  • Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
  • Brace Size: 1/4"
  • Back Purfling/Strip: Style 35
  • Back Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
  • Heel Cap: Antique White with Multi-Stripe
  • Endpiece: Antique White
  • Side Inlay Material: Multi-Stripe
  • Endpiece Inlay: Multi-Stripe
  • Neck Material: Select Hardwood
  • Fingerboard Material: Ebony
  • Finish Neck: Satin
  • Fingerboard Width at 12th Fret: 2 1/8''
  • Neck Color: Dark Mahogany
  • Fingerboard Inlay Style: Style 28
  • Number of Frets Total: 20, Joins Body At 14th Fret
  • Fingerboard Inlay Material: Mother-of-Pearl
  • Fingerboard Binding Material: Antique White
  • Side Dots: Black
  • Headstock Shape: Solid with Square Taper
  • Tuning Machines: Chrome Enclosed Gear With Large Knobs
  • Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood
  • Headplate Logo Style: Script Old Style Overlay
  • Nut Material: Bone
  • Case: Molded Hardshell

All of the Appointments You'd Expect in a Classic D-35 With Enhanced Playability and a More Modern Feel

The Martin D-35 Dreadnought is known as the workingman's dreadnought for its classic looks and distinctive tone, the new Martin D-35 serves up out of this world tone with iconic looks and standard-setting playability, in a new design that features modern enhancements to make what many people consider to be the ultimate acoustic guitar even better. Add this Dreadnought to your collection and you will cherish it for generations!