The STL-8 has a Birdseye Maple Top and an Ebony Bud in the base. The top has 4 Ebony Points with inlaid Birdseye Maple and Ivory diamonds. The Bud has 6 Birdseye Maple deposits and Ivory diamonds. The grip is made of the best Irish Linen. The mirror polished metal joint has a 5/16 x 14 thread. The shell is made of the best maple wood with a Le Pro adhesive leather.