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Santa Cruz D Adirondack (568)

New Santa Cruz D model in stock! Features a myriad of custom features - stunning African Blackwood back and sides, Adirondack spruce top, African Blackwood headstock overlay, Adi braces with hot hide glue, Advanced X bracing, 1 3/4" nut, and long pattern Diamond and Squares inlay. 

The Santa Cruz D Model has a unique tapered bracing, voiced to enhance the midrange and treble without compromising the bass volume. This voicing gives the D Model a more even balance and a greater versatility than traditionally braced dreadnoughts. The Santa Cruz Guitar Company Dreadnought Model was carefully conceived to accommodate the modern player’s need for sophisticated balance with more substance in midrange and treble. To deliver these qualities in the acceptable dreadnought-sized body required a very non-traditional approach, as compared to the factory offerings of the day. Using time honored lutherie skills, SCGC created a Trojan Horse – familiar on the outside, dangerous on the inside. SCGC’s innovative D Model remains a mainstay of artists who require acoustic volume without compromising the quality of higher frequencies.



  • African Blackwood back and sides
  • Adirondack Spruce top
  • Adirondack bracing
  • Violin Purfling
  • African Blackwood headstock overlay
  • Adi braces with Hot Hide Glue
  • Advanced X bracing
  • Violin rosette
  • Ivoroid binding
  • 25.375" scale
  • Round Barrel neck carve
  • 1 3/4" nut
  • Tinted top finish
  • Nickel openback tuners
  • Ameritage case

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