The Mahogany sister.
Less expensive than the iconic D-28 but definitely not cheaper or less wonderful.
The D-18 has the benefit of being a warm and deep sounding mahogany guitar with the fast reaction of a spruce top one. It is not an eye catcher in comparison to some other Martin guitars, but as always with guitars, looks can be deceiving.
It features a sleek, modern High Performance Neck which makes it comfortable to play and as it is a mahogany guitar, it is lighter than her rosewood sisters.
|Body Type||Auditorium, Classical 4/4, Concert, Dreadnought, Jumbo, Mini Jumbo, Orchestra, Other, Parlor, Travel/Small|
|Massive/Laminate Wood||Massive Body, Massive Top|
|Top Material Family||Ash, Basswood, Blackwood, Bunya, Cedar, Cherry, Dao, Koa, Mahogany, Maple, Pine, Poplar, Redwood, Spruce, Ziricote|
|Body Material Family||Acrylonitrile butadiene styrene, Agathis, Alder, Aluminum, Ash, Balsa, Basswood, Blackwood, Cherry, Cocobolo, Dao, HPL, Koa, Limewood, Mahogany, Maple, Meranti, Myrtlewood, Nato, Nyatoh, Oak, Okoume, Ovangkol, Pau Ferro, Pine, Poplar, Radiata, Rosewood, Sapele, Sassafras, Snakewood, Spruce, Swamp Ash, Walnut, Zebrawood, Ziricote|
|Fretboard Material Family||Brownwood, Ebony, Ferro, Jatoba, Katalox, Laurel, Maple, Micarta, Oak, Ovangkol, Pau Ferro, Richlite, Rosewood, Sonokeling, Walnut, Wenge, Ziricote|
|Neck Material Family||Birch, Cedar, Hardwood, Mahogany, Maple, Nato, Okoume, Panga Panga, Rosewood, Sapele, Wenge|
|String Number||10, 11, 12, 4, 5, 6, 7, 8, 9|
|Number of Frets||17, 18, 19, 20, 21, 22, 23, 24|
|Neck joint at||12th fret, 13th fret, 14th fret|
|Pickup Configuration||Microphone, Piezo|
|Active Pickup?||No, Yes|
|Pickup Brand||Aguilar, Aria, B&G Guitars, Bare Knuckle, Baton Rouge, Cole Clark, Crafter, Delano, DiMarzio, Duesenberg, EMG, ESP Ltd., Fender, Fishman, Gibson, Godin, Gretsch, Harmony, Häussel Pickups, Höfner, Ibanez, Kent Armstrong, L.R. Baggs, Lag, Lakland, Lindy Fralin, Lollar, Macmull Custom Guitars, Music Man, Nik Huber, Prodipe, Prodipe Guitars, PRS, Reveho, Rickenbacker, Sandberg, Schecter, Seymour Duncan, Shadow, Squier, Strandberg, Suhr, Takamine, Taylor, Tim Shaw, TV Jones, Wilkinson, Yamaha|
|Lefty/Right Handed||Left Handed, Right Handed|
|Colour||Black, Blue, Brown, Burgundy, Burst, Copper, Cream, Gold, Green, Grey, Natural, Orange, Other, Pink, Purple, Red, Silver, Turquoise, White, Yellow|