The handle is flattened and convex in shape. There is a running triangle scroll running the length of the handle. The neck has a band of alternating panels. One panel is of various amounts of vertical lines. The next panel is a negative lightning bolt. On the shoulder and body is a band of interlocking step frets. One set is comprised of hatchured line and the other is solid. A solid line that zig-zags above the top of the hatchured fret frames the design. At the end of each line is a small triangle, a solid triangle for solid lines and a hatchured triangle for hatchured lines. A negative star was created on the base. Exterior base has a red and white sticker with number 467 and a white sticker with "Deane Hovenweep" written on it.