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Dionisio X Cedar Top Cutaway

An affordable solid wood cut-a-way acoustic.

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A full-voiced solid wood acoustic cut-a-way crafted with AAA-grade West Coast Cedar and sustainable Kaya Ivornisis (African Mahogany). True Direct to Musician pricing.

The 10th Anniversary Dionisio is a solid AAA grade Western Red Cedar top cut-a-way acoustic guitar with African Mahogany back and sides.

Suggested Retail Price: 
CAD $2,199.00
Your Price: 
Price:USD $749.99

For as long as we've been selling handcrafted acoustic guitars (which as you no doubt know is not very long at all), we've been asked to produce an acoustic with a cutaway body. Dionisio is our answer to that request. Introduced shortly after our launch in 2010, it has quickly become a sought after model.

Dionisio features include:

  • AAA grade solid Canadian Red Cedar top
  • Solid quilted African Mahogany (Khaya Ivorinsis) B/S
  • Rosewood fretboard
  • Bass High bridge
  • Archtop hardshell case
  • 18:1 high ratio gold Grover Rotomatic tuning machines
  • 2nd Strap button at the heel of the neck.

As with all MacKenzie & Marr Guitars, Dionisio comes with a limited lifetime warranty against any manufacturing and/or material defects. our 7 Day Love It or Leave It Guarantee (try any of our guitars in the comfort of your own home for a week and if, for any reason, you don't fall in love we'll take it back - no questions asked)

Owner Reviews

Hans from Port Stanley

Mon, 08/22/2022 - 20:06

Awesome guitar I like just looking at it as well as playing it. It really is a work of art Great job Mackenzie and Marr

Brian from Winnipeg

Tue, 07/26/2022 - 18:28

I received my guitar on Friday. You are not getting this one back, all I have been saying is wow, if I were to be super critical there's nothing, and I mean nothing that I can say about this guitar. From the sound of the cedar to the mahogany sides and back from top to bottom it is flawless and I just love the sound, I could go on and on .

Graham from Toronto

Tue, 07/26/2022 - 16:29

A beautiful instrument with beautiful sound.

Reno from Gatineau

Wed, 07/06/2022 - 16:37

I just love that guitar. From the sound, to the playability and the esthetics, everything is just perfect. It plays better than a lot of guitars worth twice the price. Also, I received my order within 24 hours after ordering, which was a pleasant surprise. Keep up the good work !

Ambrose from Florence, NJ

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 14:08

This is a nice, quality guitar! I have over twenty from min range to Martin D28 and Taylor 414c. It compares favorably to the Taylor. Action is nice up and down the neck. I’d buy another in a heartbeat! Excellent customer service as well. Keep up the good work.

Rick from Altona

Thu, 06/23/2022 - 14:08

I am very pleased with my new Dionisio X. The purchase went smoothly from order to delivery. I was kept informed of the progress until the guitar had been delivered to my door. The guitar was packaged securely and arrived with no signs of damage to the outer box. The case and the guitar were in perfect condition and a beautiful sight to behold. The finish is flawless and each wood is like a display on itsa own, showcasing the beautiful grains. I love the way it feels in my hands. It felt so natural the first time I picked it up. It has a sweet mellow tone with a surprising amount of sound projection. I didn't get the electronic addition and do not regret it. If I played with other musicians I would have added it but for myself, the guitar is more than enough. I do appreciate the quality of materials and workmanship that went into the creation of this fine instrument. I would not hesitate to buy another Mackenzie and Marr instrument. They delivered on everything they said they would. Each time I pick it up to play I am so pleased I bought this beautiful instrument.

James from Cortland

Wed, 05/25/2022 - 02:29

I believe this may be the best acoustic guitar on the market at any price. It’s simply a beautiful instrument. I could not find even one small imperfection in the finish, it’s flawless. Thou I am not a professional player, it fits me perfectly and sounds absolutely fantastic. Case is very nice also. My only gripe was I thought when I bought it was made in the USA, and not in China. But that is a minor concern now as I love it. I have a Seagull, Taylor, Dean, and Epiphone Master built Texan and it’s my favorite go to guitar. I love cedar top instruments. GO BUY ONE

Thomas from Colonia

Fri, 10/01/2021 - 12:27

I have had my Dionisio over 5 months and am very pleased with it. Workmanship is first rate. It plays very easily, almost like an electric. Sound is clear. I play alot of single note runs and this guitar is well suited for my style.

Stewart from Colorado Springs

Fri, 10/01/2021 - 12:03

As a new guitar player you will, as you might expect, find a plethora of guitars to choose. From smaller bodies, dreadnauts, jumbos, 12 strings, sitka spruce, Adirondack spruce, koa, mahogany, rosewood, pure acoustic, acoustic/electric, the list goes on and on. But if you have been playing and collecting for over 50 years you pretty much know what's out there, what you like and the best value for your spendable budget. I knew I wanted a new guitar to celebrate my 70th birthday as I did for my 50th. I've had all of the big names, Martin, Gibson, Taylor, Guild and many others including a couple of custom guitars sporting all the most popular woods available. So, what did I want, what didn't I have and which company could provide what I was after? Originally I was looking at a different guitar maker whose ads would appear from time to time on FB when I saw my first ad for MacKenzie & Marr guitars. Damn, these looked too good to be true. I started to look for any information I could find about these guitars, I watched the segment on "Dragon's Den" and being a fan of the U.S. "Shark Tank" series I figured if Mr. Wonderful wanted a piece of the action then perhaps this guitar company was worth considering. I had my own checklist in my head; Solid top wood - Check Solid Back & Sides - Check Quality Tuners (Grovers) - Check Attractive and functional guitar shapes - Check Acoustic/Electric as an option - Check Beautiful Appointments (Trim/Inlay) - Check Outstanding Warranty - Check Quality Hardshell Case Included - Check Price - Wow... I mean Check Now, which one to choose? I had recently bought my first cutaway and loved it and the only wood combination I hadn't tried was cedar top with mahogany back & sides. The Dionisio fit the bill. They offered the Dionisio X 10th Anniversary model at a special summer price so I jumped on the offer. Upon arrival I gave the guitar a very close inspection to see if there were any flaws in the workmanship. Flawless. The choice of wood is beautiful, the abalone trim is gorgeous... this is one stunning guitar. The sound as I would expect from cedar was velvet smooth and mellow but not dark yet this guitar still has bite! I like this guitar (and company) so much I've created a Facebook page called Friends of MacKenzie & Marr Guitars. So, my advice to you? If you're seriously considering buying one of these guitars, I'd jump on the chance before management decides they want to make more money by raising prices.

Deric from San Diego

Thu, 09/30/2021 - 12:03

I've been in possession of my Dionisio for one week now and it has at least 25 hours worth of play. Having received my Ian Tyson earlier in the year I had no reservations ordering my second Mackenzie & Marr guitar. My Ian Tyson is pretty much flawless in everyway and my Dionisio arrived in the same condition with a very nice setup, medium low action and intonates as good as you could ask for. The quality of materials and the craftsmanship of their luthiers is second to none. These instruments play and sound beautiful. I've put a Riverboat on my bucket list. Thank you John and Co. for keeping quality and customer service at a high level.



Neck Profile: 
Modified "V"
Frets To The Body: 
Scale Length: 
646mm(25 1/2 inches)
Fretboard Radius: 
40cm (15.7 inches)
Neck width at nut: 
43mm (1 11/16 inches)
Body Style: 
OM - with Venetian (round) cut-a-way
Width at Upper Bout: 
288mm (11.3 inches)
Width at Waist: 
239mm (9.4 inches)
Width at Lower Bout: 
385mm (15.2 inches)
Body Depth: 
104mm (4.1 inches) at endpin
Body Length: 
492mm (19.4 inches)
Neck finish: 
Hand rubber satin lacquer
Fretboard and Bridge: 
Bolivian Rosewood
Quarter sawn Mahogany
Tuning Machines: 
Gold Grover high ratio (18:1) Rotomatic tuning machines
Body Back and Sides: 
Solid AAA grade quilted African Mahogany (Khaya.ivornesis)
Body Top Wood: 
Solid AAA grade bookmatched filtch-cut Western Canadian Cedar
Nut & Saddle: 
Genuine bone
Hand scalloped Spruce X bracing
D'Addario EXP16 light gauge (12-53) coated Phosphor Bronze
Premium arch-top hard shell case (included at no additional cost)
Optional L.R.Baggs Anthem electric pickup/preamp

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