MacMurchie Bagpipe Makers

Makers of quality handcrafted bagpipes and chanters.

Specialists in bagpipe repair and refurbishment & replacement of your bagpipe parts.

Pipe Chanters & Practice Chanters

Our chanters are available in Polypenco or African Blackwood.

We produce all of our pipe chanters and practice chanters in-house, so as to ensure the highest quality product is produced for you.


We have a wide range of chanters to suit everyone.


all chanters are fully tested before being dispatched.

MacMurchie Pipe chanter available in Polypenco or African Blackwood

MacMurchie bagpipe chanters are suitable for both pipe band and solo performance.


Our pipe chanters come in a variety or models to suit everyones taste and budget.

Pipe Chanters

  DMPC1 - Highland Pipe Chanter, Polypenco chanter without sole 

  DMPC2 - Highland Pipe Chanter, Polypenco chanter with imitation sole 

  DMPC3 - Highland Pipe Chanter, African Blackwood without sole 

  DMPC4 - Highland Pipe Chanter, African Blackwood with imitation sole  

  DMPC5 - Highland Pipe Chanter, African Blackwood with hand engraved Silver sole

  DMPCHS - Half size Highland Pipe Chanter

                         Same range of models as the full size pipe chanters above.

                         Smaller holes and finger spacing. 

                         Fully compatible with full size Highland chanters.

Bagpipe chanter hand engraved silver sole Zoomorphic pattern.
Bagpipe chanter hand engraved silver sole and band Zoomorphic pattern sole.
Bagpipe chanter hand engraved silver sole Zoomorphic pattern.

Our MacMurchie practice chanters come in a wide range to suit all tastes and budgets. From our half size practice chanter to suit children to long practice chanter with pipe chanter finger spacing. 


Each MacMurchie Practice chanter can be customised to suit everyones individual requirements.


We also make presentation chanters with personalised engraved silver shield for that special occasion.

MacMurchie standard and half size practice chanter
MacMurchie practice chanter standard and long available in Polypenco or African Blackwood

Half size and Standard Size Practice Chanters

  PC1A - Half size Polypenco practice chanter without sole and ferrule

  PC1B - Half size Polypenco practice chanter with sole and ferrule

  PC2 - Half size African Blackwood practice chanter with sole and ferrule

  PC3A -Standard size Polypenco practice chanter without sole and ferrule

  PC3B - Standard size Polypenco practice chanter with imitation sole and ferrule

  PC3C - Standard size Polypenco practice chanter Nickel ferrule and imitation sole

  PC4A - Standard size African Blackwood practice chanter with imitation sole and ferrule

  PC4B - Standard size African Blackwood practice chanter Nickel ferrule and imitation sole

  PC5 - Standard size African Blackwood practice chanter mounted in hand engraved Sterling Silver. Sole, ferrule, mouth piece tube and personalised shield

MacMurchie long practice chanter in Polypenco or African Blackwood with pipe chanter finger spacing

Long Practice Chanters

PC6A - Long Polypenco practice chanter with pipe chanter finger spacing without sole and ferrule

PC6B - Long Polypenco practice chanter with pipe chanter finger spacing with sole and ferrule

PC6C - Long Polypenco practice chanter with pipe chanter finger spacing with Nickel ferrule and imitation sole

PC7A - Long African Blackwood practice chanter with pipe chanter finger spacing with imitation sole and ferrule

PC7B - Long African Blackwood practice chanter with pipe chanter finger spacing with imitation sole and Silver mounted.

Designed and patented by MacMurchie Bagpipe Makers 

The Long Practice Chanter with fully Tuneable Drone 


Our Drone Chanter is made in our workshop and provides the Small Pipe sound, therefore no more monotonous practicing.


The drone chanter also aids to the practicing of drone tuning and steady blowing, not only for the beginner but also the experienced piper.


Made in Polypenco and comes complete with plastic chanter and drone reeds.


Available in the Key of A or B Flat


The drone chanter is great fun to play and the ideal gift.

Drone Chanter by MacMurchie Bagpipes

Long practice chanter with fully tuneable drone and a smallpipe sound