The MDA315 is an excellent F-Style mandola and like the rest of Eastman’s 300 series, it features a carved spruce top and carved maple back and sides, a maple neck and an ebony fingerboard and bridge. It has a satin finish and austere ornamentation but this all solid wood instrument has a natural resonance that's tough to beat. This is a great instrument for a mandolinist looking to add some lower tones to their quiver. It’s also a good choice for guitarists who want to experiment with a mandolin-style instrument but find mandolin necks a bit too small. Includes a padded gig bag.