The Salvador CS-234 is an amazing entry level classical guitar with a high-quality finish and excellent playability. It has nickel frets, an adjustable truss rod and is crafted out of durable spruce tonewood (cites-free) with sapele back and sides and it has a beautiful satin finish. All those characteristics result in a good sounding guitar with a great price to go with it. All wood in this guitar is from non endangered species. This guitar is completely compliant to Cites regulations.