Stephen Murphy, Lutemaker

I have been making lutes in Mollans sur Ouvèze in the north of Provence since 1977. 

A selection of photos covering most instrument models is shown on the website.
Recent instruments are also shown.

At present the waiting time is approximately 6-9 months.

For any enquiries please visit the Contact page which also includes directions to the workshop.

Latest instrument

13 course lute after Hans Frei (#454)

69,5 cm. string length.

Figured sycamore body with a linseed oil / pine resin varnish.

Spruce soundboard from the French Jura.

Neck of spruce, veneered in ebony.

Black stained Sycamore bridge.

Plumwood pegs.

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Version Francaise

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