Designed by legendary maker Paul Beard, the Gold Tone Paul Beard Square Neck Deluxe (PBSD) signature model guitar is hand made and provides unmatched tone in its price range. The Beard "open" soundwell body design utilizes genuine USA Beard cones & spiders. All Gold Tone Beard Signature Series feature USA assembly and setup by experienced luthiers. You can be assured of a perfect setup for maximum tone & playability. The PBSD features an ebony fingerboard, maple back and sides, and a high gloss tobacco sunburst finish.