Style: Dreadnought | Series: 37

The most popular steel-string guitar of all time, the dreadnought is a design classic. The Atkin Dreadnought is based on the classic pre-war models of the 1930s. We’ve been building and repairing this style of guitar longer than any other and, as with the J-45, every vintage example we’ve worked on has taught us something different.

With its deep body and scalloped braces, the Atkin Dreadnought puts out an incredibly strong, full sound. It’s one of the biggest sounding guitars we (or anyone else) makes and it really stands out when you’re playing alongside other instruments, live or in the studio.


TopTorrified Sitka Spruce
Back & SidesEast Indian Rosewood
BackstripZipper Style
Headstock OverlayEast Indian Rosewood
LogoAtkin Decal
Truss RodAdjustable Double Action
Purfling Herringbone
BindingGrained Ivoroid
BracingPre-war Scalloped Bracing
Lacquer FinishAge Toned Relic Gloss Nitrocellulose
Nut & SaddleBone
TunersNickel Gotoh
Side Dots Fret MarkersWhite Celluloid
Fret MarkersMother of Pearl
CaseAtkin Oxblood


Body Length20”
Body Depth4 7/8”
Lower Bout Width15 5/8”
Total Length40 1/4”
Scale Length25.4”
Nut Width1 11/16”

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