Designed by legendary maker Paul Beard, the Gold Tone Paul Beard Square Neck (PBS) 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 PBS features mahogany back and sides, rosewood fingerboard, traditional dot inlay, vintage binding, and a high gloss vintage mahogany finish.