The Artisan Series is an awesome combination of modern bass construction and incredible electronics developed by Bartolini. Cort uses hand-selected woods to maximize the dynamic response of the instrument and capture the complete spectrum of the special electronics designed for this bass. Neck-thru Body design gives an almost endless sustain and warm tone. Hipshot Lic. Tuners, Hand-Selected Woods, Custom Designed Bartolinia Electronics and Quality Hardware give the Artisan Series a true custom shop feel.