This model of the Heartland Dulcimer Banjo is 3-string. The body of this banjo is made of lace wood including bowl, neck and head material. Fingerboard, bridge and head material are made of walnut wood. His fretboard has 9 steel frets. Tuners used in this banjo are the best 4: 1 banjo tuners. It has three strings: a twisted string at the top, a simple center cord and a simple string at the bottom. Many polls work, but we recommend the G3 D4 G4 to make recording and playing easier. This dulcimer banjo comes with a padded gig bag and additional sets of strings.