Henderson D-18 Shade Top, Mahogany & Bearclaw Spruce - Pre-Owned

$21,000
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There are few builders who have attained the legendary status of Wayne Henderson. Although his guitars have made their way into the hands some of the worlds most iconic players like Doc Watson and Eric Clapton, the true test comes from listening to a late night jam at Merlefest where a group of some of the finest pickers in the scene are sitting around the fire marveling over a dry, woody power that should only be attainable on a pre-war Martin. Wayne still makes things by hand in the most traditional way possible, and this is one of the finest examples of what years of honed techniques, both through building and teaching, can accomplish. Completed only a few months ago, this guitar is fresh off the bench and, although its voice is already as commanding as some of the best D-18s out there, it has plenty of room to open up and grow with the right player. Wayne’s wait list is notoriously long, and this is the chance to own what is essentially a brand new instrument.

  • Model/body: Dreadnought
  • Top: Bearclaw spruce
  • Back and sides: Mahogany
  • Neck: Mahogany
  • Fretboard: Ebony 
  • Bridge and pins: Ebony
  • Saddle: Bone, cutthrough
  • Binding: Black
  • Rosette and purfling: 18-style
  • Headstock veneer: Rosewood
  • Brace pattern: Tapered X
  • Scale length: 25-1/2"
  • Nut width: 1-11/16"
  • String spacing: 2-5/32"
  • Serial number: 810
  • Year of build: 2021
  • Case: TKL Hardshell

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