Lute, Flat Back Maple
This 15 string, eight course, Flat Back lute has maple sides and neck, the back is a beautiful chenar wood. The tuning pegs are ebony. The movable nylon frets are tied on. The solid spruce soundboard is decorated with an attractive center rosette. It comes with Learning to Play the Lute book by DeGroodt. The Flat Back LUTE has frets and measures 23 1/2 inches from the nut to the bridge. The peg box measures 9 1/2 inches. It is 10 inches at it widest point and measures 2.5 inches deep. This size lute is not so difficult to play, especially if you already know a few things on a guitar.