Master Works “DulciForte” | Joshua Messick Design

Description

Joshua Messick Designs

Wanderlust | Woodland Dance | Custom | Upgrades

Instrument Info

Layout & Tuning Chart | Size & Weight | Crafting Technologies | Materials

Order

Contact Joshua for a no obligation consultation & quote.

Email: joshua@joshuamessick.com
Phone: 785.430.3490

For over 4 years, Joshua collaborated with Master Works to design this special 5-octave “DulciForte” hammered dulcimer.

Joshua Messick Designs

Wanderlust Design
$5798-$5898

Case, stand & shipping not included

  • Red brown stained soundboard
  • Stained dampers (shown in photos)
  • Optional rosewood dampers ($100 upgrade)
  • Exclusive soundhole inlays with abalone trim
  • Premium rosewood endrails
  • Curly maple endrail bindings
  • Curly maple pinblocks
  • JM double-sided hammers
  • T-tuning wrench
  • Instrument hand signed by Joshua Messick

Woodland Dance Design
$5698-$5798

Case, stand & shipping not included

Photos coming soon

  • Brown stained soundboard
  • Brown stained dampers
  • Exclusive soundhole inlays with abalone trim
  • Canarywood or premium koa endrails ($100 upgrade, limited availability)
  • Wenge endrail bindings
  • Curly maple pinblocks
  • JM double-sided hammers
  • T-tuning wrench
  • Instrument hand signed by Joshua Messick

Custom Design

For a custom design & quote, please contact Joshua


Optional Upgrades

  • Internal stereo pickups ($349)
  • Abalone damper bindings (contact for pricing)
  • Abalone/curly maple bridge markers (contact for pricing)
  • Custom designed soundhole inlays (contact for pricing)

Instrument Info

5 Octave Layout & Range
Size & Weight


Exclusive Crafting Technologies

  • Asymmetrical body (for extended range on right)
  • Corner caps
  • Tapered soundboard
  • Honeycombed internal endrail
  • Tapered bracing
  • Advanced pinblock design to reduce weight
  • Top and bottom cutout handle

Premium Materials

  • Mahogany / Redwood Soundboard (Best sound quality!)
  • Stained soundboard
  • Super exotic endrails (Beautiful!)
  • Curly maple bridge markers
  • Endrail edge bindings (improves contrast between soundboard and endrails)
  • Internal sealant (improves tuning stability)
  • Alder back
  • Rosewood bridges
  • Hard maple pinblocks

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