Guild D-40 Standard Dreadnought Acoustic Guitar

With nitrocellulose lacquer, scalloped spruce top, and solid mahogany back and sides, the Guild D-40 is a classic that folk singers have loved for decades.

What's special about this item?

Feature: What it does:
African mahogany back and sides Warm tone; open midrange
Dreadnought body shape Traditional shape and sound; familiar feel
Hand-scalloped bracing Carved for maximum response; lightweight
Solid Sitka spruce top Projects rich, crisp and responsive tone

With an even smoother texture than a nitro satin finish, the Vintage Gloss features a hand-sprayed soft, silky coating that gives each guitar a worn-in vintage feel and tone, with a modern sleek appearance.

Solid Sitka Spruce Top with Solid African Mahogany Back and Sides
This new iteration of the D-40 Standard provides the ultimate dreadnought sound. With it's solid Sitka Spruce top with solid African Mahogany back and sides, the D-40 Standard serves up remarkable volume, clarity, and sustain that's perfect for anything from vocal accompaniment to solo work, and many other "unplugged" applications.
The D-40 Standard manifests vintage charm with timeless appointments such as a tortoiseshell celluloid pickguard, white ABS binding, and Guild's peak logo inlay on the headstock.

Scalloped Adirondack Spruce Bracing

Guild adds forward-shifted scalloped Adirondack bracing for power, nuance and responsiveness. Combined with a Sitka Spruce top and African Mahogany back and sides, this bracing provides a punchy tone with smooth top end.

Indian Rosewood Fingerboard and Bridge
An Indian Rosewood fingerboard caps the comfortable C-profile Mahogany neck. Premium materials such as an Indian Rosewood bridge, 20:1 open-gear tuners, and a hand-cut bone nut and saddle finish off the D-40 Standard.

Available in Natural and Pacific Sunset Burst Finish Options
In addition to the classic Natural finish, Guild's 40 Standard Series debuts the Pacific Sunset Burst. Inspired by Guild's Southern California read more home, this finish embodies casual elegance with a subtle edge burst. Each D-40 Standard ships with a Guild archtop wood case with built-in Humicase humidification system.
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- Body shape: Dreadnought
- Top: Solid Sitka Spruce
- Top Bracing Pattern: Scalloped
- Bracing: Scalloped Adirondack Spruce
- Sides: Solid African Mahogany
- Back: Solid African Mahogany
- Neck: Mahogany
- Scale Length: 25 5/8"
- Frets to Body: 14
- Neck Shape: C
- Fingerboard: Indian Rosewood
- Fingerboard Radius: 12"
- Fingerboard Inlays: Pearloid
- Finish: Vintage Gloss Nitrocellulose Lacquer
- Bridge: Indian Rosewood
- Nut Material: Bone
- Nut Width: 1 11/16"
- Nut String Spacing: 1 3/8"
- Saddle Material: Compensated Bone
- Tuning Machines: Guild Deluxe Vintage Open Gear with Cream Oval Buttons
- Included Case: Guild Deluxe Humidified Wood Case
Dimensions and Weight in Packaging
Shipping Weight: 15 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 18 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 385-0400-845
Pacific Sunset
Shipping Weight: 15 lbs
Shipping Dimensions: 45 x 18 x 8 in
Manufacturer Part Number (MPN): 385-0400-846

For support or warranty questions, please contact the manufacturer:
Phone: 480-596-7195


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