The Washburn Americana Series M3SWK-D is an all-solid carved Sitka Spruce top with Maple back and side F-Style Mandolin. This has great projection and a nice blue grass tone that fit many genres of music. Washburn has been making quality blue grass instruments since the late 1800's and the M3SWK-D is a great example of the beautiful instruments they create. Beautiful Sunburst finish. Hardshell case included.