For those guitarists who are looking for fresh unique guitars to play with, look no further than Dean's Exotica series. The Exotica Padauk Wood highlights the great balance of tone that padauk provides. With warm lows and bright highs you will find any style perfectly suited for this guitar. The Dean Exotica Padauk Wood acoustic-electric is a beautiful grand auditorium style guitar, tailored with striking woods used for optimum and distinct tonal quality. The acoustic guitar's top and body are crafted with an earthy padauk wood providing unmistakable beauty and acoustic resonance. There is no substitute for beautiful woods to greatly enhance the look and tone of an acoustic guitar. Each Exotica guitar is expertly tailored to achieve its own distinct tonal quality. Built with quality woods and craftsmanship, these guitars sound big and look amazing without breaking the budget. The rosewood fingerboard is a full-on compliment to the exotic look of this guitar and the comfort when fretting is unmatched. The celluloid binding and woodcut rosette round out the look of this guitar but the overall tone, die-cast tuners and the Dean DMT preamp will keep this guitar off your stand and in your hand for years to come.