The McPherson 3.5 with Striped Mascassar Ebony back and sides and Redwood top is a finger pickers dream guitar! This McPherson 3.5 with Striped Macassar Ebony back and sides and Redwood top features a small body and a tighter tone. Very loud and extremely rich sounding with a lot of depth. Bass is thick and full. Midrange is punchy and crisp and the highs really sparkle. A great guitar for the finger picker and light strummer. Neck is slim and very easy to play. Frets are perfect. Intonation is spot on. The construction is top notch. Check out the striped Macassar Ebony. Beautiful!