Applecreek Dulcimers are made using optimal construction techniques for long life and precise fretting for good intonation. An Applecreek mountain dulcimer is an affordable introduction to the world of stringed instruments. It's a great choice for folk accompaniment or lead playing. Even if you've never played an instrument before, an Applecreek dulcimer is easy to learn a will provide years of quality entertainment. Pick, noter and case are included with every Applecreek Dulcimer.