|Comments||Dave Nichols has spent decades doing custom inlay work, including a lot for Martin. His work shows a high degree of familiarity with pearl inlay – it looks like it was easy for the builder to do, a sure sign that it isn’t.|
This 2002 Dave Nichols 00 Style acoustic guitar is in good playing condition and looks fantastic. The 00 style is one of the smaller Martin body styles, much smaller than the standard dreadnought, and very well suited to fingerstyle playing.
Serial Number02 00, built during 2002 by Dave Nichols at his shop, Custom Pearl Inlay, in Wippleville (Malone), New York.Pricing$3,999.99 CAD with case. NO LONGER AVAILABLENeckMahogany neck with ivorid-bound ebony fingerboard. Abalone lining around the fingerboard and headstock, abalone torch inlay on headstock and abalone ‘snowflake’ position markers.FretsOriginal frets with some wear.BodyClassic 00-Style body with Spruce top, Brazilian Rosewood back and sides. Abalone binding around the top. Maple bridge plate and scalloped braces.FinishOriginal gloss lacquer finish in good condition.Hardware/electronicsBone nut and saddle, gold Waverly tuners, abalone inlaid bridge pins.Playability/ActionPlays well at a relatively low action, with some rattling past the 15th fret.CaseOriginal hardshell case in 9/10 condition.
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