Martin Guitar Bracing

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Patterns of bracing used with select wood allows the top to vibrate while maintaining its stability at the same time.

std-x-unscalloped.pngNon-scalloped bracing allows the top to vibrate yet keeps it stable.

Utilized on guitars constructed with a dovetail neck joint.

 

 

 

  

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Removal of select brace material reduces brace mass.

The top vibrates more freely yet remains stable.

Utilized on guitars constructed with a dovetail neck joint.

 

 

  

hybrid-x.pngIncorporates scalloped bracing with A-frame technology.

Utilized on guitars constructed with a Mortise/Tenon neck joint.

 

 

 

 

a-framex.pngA-frame adds strength to the top.

Angled bridge plate creates a "Box" under the bridge.

Utilized on guitars constructed with a Mortise/Tenon neck joint.

 

 

 

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Balances spruce X bracing with graphite plates and an aluminum

U-channel brace to achieve the ultimate in tone and stability.

 

 

 

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