Laminated wood hoop veneered with mahogany. Mahogany neck. Removable mahogany resonator. Ebony fingerboard, with nineteen metal frets. Twenty-four screw-tightening tension brackets. Four steel strings (lower two wound). Four geared tuning machines. The upper face of the pegbox is inlaid in mother of pearl with "May Bell". Stamped on the perchpole inside the body are the words "SLINGERLAND" and "May Bell".