Martin 00L-17E Acoustic Guitar, Black Smoke

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Product Ref: 76396

  • Sitka Spruce Top with Mahogany Back and Sides
  • Sitka Spruce Scalloped X-Bracing
  • Ivoroid Pickguard
  • Black Satin Finish
  • Includes Ply Hardshell Case for Transportation

Martin 00L-17E Acoustic Guitar, Black Smoke


The Martin 00L-17E Acoustic Guitar features a delicately crafted Sitka Spruce top, combined with Mahogany back and sides. With its elegant design the 00L-17E delivers a bright and warm tone thanks the the Sitka Spruce top. In addition to the top, the Mahogany back and sides provide a punchier and darker tone to the overall sound. The auditorium body shape adds comfort to your playing whether you play mostly chords, finger style or a mix. As well as a comfortable body shape, the high performance tapered neck also allows your hand to effortlessly move along the fingerboard, enabling you to play for longer. Available in Black Smoke and Whiskey Sunset.

Product Ref: 76396

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Sitka Spruce & Mahogany Back and Sides

The choice of a Sitka Spruce top delivers a bright and clear tone with a warm character. This particular tonewood is extremely vibrant providing an ideal “diaphragm” for transmission of sound on any size and style of stringed instrument. It is the primary top wood for Martin guitars due to its straight, uniform grain, longevity and tensile strength. Combined with Mahogany, the Sitka Spruce top adds a beautiful contrast to the overall appearance of the 00L-17E.

Due to it’s rich heritage, Mahogany backs and sides can be heard on loads of old recordings, and the inherent character of the tone lends itself well to blues and roots music to this day. In addition, it also provides a punchier and darker tone, with a prominent ‘woody’ midrange.

Auditorium Body Shape

Its classic hourglass figure means it can sit comfortably on the knee, and is ideal for players of folk and other fingerpicking-heavy styles of music. The shape ensures that it has the perfect balance between playing and comfort and provides an impressive balance across the tonal spectrum. The 00L-17E's overall presence tracks well with other instruments both in a studio mix and on stage, and singer-songwriters have embraced its utility both for composing and traveling with one guitar.


  • Sitka Spruce Top with Mahogany Back and Sides
  • Sitka Spruce scalloped X-Bracing
  • Ivoroid Pickguard
  • Black Satin Finish
  • Includes Ply Hardshell Case for transportation


Body & Bridge:

  • Top:Sitka Spruce
  • Back:Mahogany
  • Sides:Mahogany
  • Top Bracing Pattern:X Brace
  • Brace Shape:Scalloped
  • Brace Material:Sitka Spruce
  • Finish:Black Satin
  • Binding:Grained Ivoroid
  • Bridge Material: Rosewood
  • Bridge Style: Modern Straightline - Drop in Saddle

Neck & Fingerboard:

  • Neck:Select Hardwood
  • Neck Shape: Modified Low Oval
  • Nut Material:Bone
  • Headstock: Solid with Square Taper
  • Fingerboard: Rosewood
  • Scale Length: 24.9"
  • No. of Frets Total: 20
  • Width at Nut: 1 3/4''
  • Pickguard:Ivoroid
  • Fingerboard Position Inlays: Mother of Pearl
  • Tuners:Golden Age Relic Nickel