This Alvarez Artist series Dreadnought Acoustic-Electric Guitar with cutaway features a solid A+ Sitka Spruce Top with Mahogany back & sides. The neck is a mahogany 5/50 semi gloss finish. It boasts Alvarez's FST2 bracing system for superior build quality. The bridge and fingerboard are Indian Laurel/Rosewood w/12th Fret Inlay. It has a real bone nut and saddle. Tuners are premium die-cast and it has an ivory ABS binding. Comes strung with D'Adarrio EXP16 strings and comes equipped with a LR Baggs StagePro EQ and Element Pick Up. Excellent choice for a first guitar or the more experienced performer alike!