This dulcimer is made entirely from cherry wood except for the internal brace, which is pine. There is a streak of white sapwood in the edge of the back piece, it can be seen in some of the pictures. This dulcimer has four strings and a 27″ scale length. The neck is 1-1/4″ wide. The bridge and nut are ebony, and the strings are made by Martin. The finish is 5 coats of Tru Oil.