The Beard RF Model combines a traditional R body shape and F holes with Paul Beards modern open body construction.  Its open body lends a deeper tone to the smaller R body shape.  Making it a  perfect choice for slide players. The RF Model features all solid tonewood construction, curly Maple binding and diamond fretboard inlays.  Beneath the coverplate, lay the handspun BC-1 cone and Original 14™ spider. See RF Model Specs here