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The Martin D28 Re-Imagined features a curvaceous dreadnought body shape, offering an enormous voice whilst maintaining overall tonal balance. The dreadnought was originally designed for a hard pick attack. However through years of superb craftsmanship and dedication, Martin have created a stunningly toned, well-balanced dreadnought voice that accommodates numerous genres and playing techniques with equal ease. The Martin dreadnought shape is most well known for its incredible bass response and spectacular volume projection which is ideal for those who love to play acoustically.
Premium Sitka Spruce & East Indian Rosewood Construction
The Martin D28 Re-Imagined features a solid sitka spruce top that yields crisp articulation and offers a versatile tonal character that can accommodate numerous genres with ease. Its stunning sitka spruce top will also delivers a wide, dynamic tonal palette, as well as an un-muddied sound which retains its clarity when you strum hard. The brightly toned sitka spruce top is accompanied by east Indian rosewood back and sides, offering a resonant sound with a deep, warm, bass. Rosewood also delivers sparkling highs, swelling overtones, and adds depth to the overall sound. Aesthetically, the rosewood back and sides feature a stunning grain pattern that complements the contrasting sitka spruce top.
Martin's Aged Toner Process
The Martin D28 Re-Imagined 2017 offers both a vintage sound and appearance, and features Martin's aged toner laid over its sitka spruce top. Martin continue their dedication to the historical musical legacy they hold with their new Aged process, which replicates the appearance of a vintage guitar. Taking time and dedication, Martin managed to create a stunning look that is worn and aged perfectly as if it was an older guitar.
Forward Shifted X Bracing - Non Scalloped
With forward shifted, non scalloped X-bracing made from sitka spruce, the D28 Re-Imagined is strong, stable, and secure. Bracing reinforces your guitar's structure, stops it from collapsing under string tension, and shapes their overall sound. The bracing shape allows greater vibration of the guitar top and offers superb projection and volume.
Select Hardwood Neck & Ebony Fingerboard
The select hardwood neck is topped with an ebony fingerboard that offers a bright attack, great sustain, and excellent durability. Its select hardwood neck is sleek, modern, and features a high performance taper, providing players with comfort and superb playability. The D28 Re-Imagined also features a low oval profile neck which provides a modern feel and a comfortable playing experience. Its smooth playing neck has a satin finish and its ebony fingerboard has been treated with Martin's Plek Pro machine for enhanced playability.
Real Bone Nut
The D28 Re-Imagined features a real bone nut that offers excellent resonance and sustain, along with an authentic appearance. A bone nut also delivers a well-balanced tone, as well as being durable. In addition, this type of nut naturally self lubricates which helps to stay in tune for longer periods of time.
The Martin D28 Re-Imagined offers a vintage-inspired, authentic appearance that is commonly seen on pre-war era guitars. The top features Martin's Aged process to provide a truly worn and distressed look. Combined with vintage appointments including open gear tuners, antique white binding and end piece, as well as a faux tortoise pickguard, the D28 Re-Imagined has a stunningly distinctive, and high-quality design to match its superb sound.
Plek Pro - Martin Playability Enhanced
For 183 years, Martin have been at the forefront of guitar innovation and premium craftsmanship, bringing consumers some of the best acoustic guitars possible. The iconic Martin tone has become an important characteristic that sets Martin guitars aside from others within the acoustic world. Martin's manufacturing processes have been perfected by their Plek machines, the Pleking process helps Martin guitars maintain their undeniable tone.
The Plek Pro has been developed for use in guitar production factories as a tool that not only does precise fingerboard dressing, but also helps with quality control. The computer controlled device scans and dresses the guitar under actual playing conditions, strung and tuned to pitch for using precise string tension emulation. This machine has been a major break through over the last decade, as its eye for detail identifies exactly what needs to be done for perfect fretwork. The Plek Pro delivers perfect results and raises the quality of the instrument for an undeniable Martin sound.
- Sitka spruce top offers a versatile and crisp tone
- Rosewood back and sides deliver excellent bass response with articulate highs
- Includes moulded hardshell case
- Bone nut delivers excellent resonance and sustain with perfect intonation
- Ebony fingerboard is ideal for percussive techniques
Body & Bridge
- Series: D28
- Body Size: D14 Fret
- Top Material: Sitka Spruce
- Back & Sides Material: East Indian Rosewood
- Bracing Pattern: Forward Shifted X Brace, Non Scalloped
- Brace Material: Sitka Spruce
- Binding: Antique White
- Bridge Material: Ebony
- Bridge Style: Modern Belly - Drop in Saddle
- Top Finish: Gloss
- Top Colour: Aging Toner
- Body Finish: Gloss
- Saddle: Compensated Bone
- Bridge Pin Material: White Plastic
- Bridge Pin Dots: Faux Tortoise
Neck & Fingerboard
- Neck Material: Select Hardwood
- Neck Construction: Dovetail Neck Joint
- Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
- Neck Taper: High Performance Taper
- Neck Colour: Dark Mahogany
- Neck Finish: Satin
- Plek: Yes
- Fingerboard Material: Ebony
- Fingerboard Inlay: 28 Style Mother of Pearl
- Headplate Material: East Indian Rosewood
- Number of Frets: 20
- Hardware Colour: Nickel
- Tuning Machines: Open Gear
- Pickguard: Faux Tortoise
- Recommended Strings: SP Acoustic 92/8 Phosphor Bronze Medium (MSP4200)
- Case: Molded Hardshell Case Included
Please note: Martin do not ship their guitars with the strap button installed on the bottom of the guitar. They do this to avoid any impact cracks that may occur during shipping. You can find your strap button inside the case compartment.