Master Works DulciForte

The DulciForte includes these features: 

20/20 XR configuration with a 5-octave chromatic range 
Highly engineered Mahogany & Redwood soundboard to add a touch of attitude 
Precisely designed pinblocks to reduce weight 
Sustain of the lower range controlled by Dual-Response Bridges (Morado combined with Cherry) 
Wound strings on lower courses 
Beautiful, dark stained top, or natural finish 
Curly Maple inlaid bridge markers 
Exotic wood endrails (a favorite adornment of Russell’s!) 
XR bass bridge available on either left or right side 
Contrasting wood bindings on both endrails 
Contrasting wood corner end cap trim 
Internal sealant to improve stability in new environments and humidity changes 
Playing precision and accuracy improved with slightly increased string spacing 
Enhanced tuning stability and decreased weight achieved by adding carbon fiber to internal bracing 
Elliptical sound holes, round upon request 

Stock Instrument Designs 

These designs are usually in stock and ready to ship. They include all standard features of the DulciForte. 

- Brown/Zebrawood:

XR-Right configuration (XR-Left configuration requires a custom order) 
Brown stained soundboard 
Zebrawood endrails 
Peruvian walnut endrail bindings and end cap trim 
Harrison Rose soundhole or custom inlay available upon request 

- Red/Bubinga:

XR-Right configuration (XR-Left configuration requires a custom order) 
Red-brown stained soundboard 
Bubinga endrails 
Curly maple endrail bindings & end cap trim 
Harrison Rose soundhole or custom inlay available upon request 

For custom orders, these upgrades are available: 

Super exotic wood endrails 
Schatten pickups & installation 
Curly Maple pinblocks 
Pinblock trim 
Pinblock veneer 
Stained back 
Abalone endrail inlay 
Abalone bridge marker inlay 
Abalone soundhole inlay 
Abalone damper inlay 
Damper trim 
Custom soundhole 

To order an instrument, please call Ruth Smith at 828-197-1918 or email: info@steveandruth.com.