The black casing is very tight and "finished" for and unfinished case, no seams. The wood trim is unfinished, I will stain it to match the bar, you can get it unfinished or painted as I'm sure you know. The trim is solid, sanded very smooth, and should take a nice stain. There are rubber pads on the bottom to provide good vibration free contact with whatever surface you are setting it on. I have a white grill on it right now, this was a mistake, Axiom is sending black ones along with the subwoofer. Here's a few pictures: