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マルチ 3  

In the making is the 20 string Multi 3 Archtop harp-guitar with sympathetic strings. 

 

Its wood materials are extraordinary:

 

40 year + American Black Willow body piece.

150 year + Redwood top. ( Read full article here.

 

Multi 3's design is intended to be the third interpretation of the streamlined body shape created in 2015, and presented in the USA and in Berlin.

Video presentation for Multi 3 :

Sound sample for Multi 1 & Multi 2 

Multi 3 in details:

上 : マルチ 3 に戻るブラック ウィローのカービング。

ブラック ウィロー ウッドは 1980 年のもので、四分の一にされ、41 年間空気乾燥されています!  この優れた素材を提供してくれたMario Lamarre に感謝します。 


下 :マルチ 1 (アメリカン ポプラ) とマルチ 2 (アメリカン ポプラ) の背面図とそれぞれのデザイン リファレンス。

 

マルチの各ページにデモ動画を掲載しています。

Multi 3 Black Willow back 1980

Multi 3 Black Willow back 1980

Ergonomic carve

Primary ergonomic carve on Multi 3's Black Willow back.

Multi 3 by Thierry Andre Instruments

Carving refinement with files, Multi 3 by Thierry Andre Instruments.

Multi 3 by Thierry Andre Instruments, in the workshop

Multi 3 by Thierry Andre Instruments, in the workshop.

Multi 3 by Thierry Andre Instruments, in the workshop

Carving refinement with files, Multi 3 by Thierry Andre Instruments.

Multi 3 by Thierry Andre Instruments, in the workshop

Multi 3 by Thierry Andre Instruments, in the workshop.

Multi 3, recess compartment for 12 sympathetic string tuners.

Multi 3, recess compartment for 12 sympathetic string tuners.

Multi 3, recess compartment for 12 sympathetic string tuners.

Multi 3, recess compartment for 12 sympathetic string tuners.

Multi3- horizontal - Back complete 1st stage.

Multi3- horizontal - Back complete 1st stage.

  • Top, 150 year old Redwood 1pc. from Mendocino county, CA. This top wood is a full 16 inch wide, quite spectacular and truly responsive to the touch.

Multi's original template on Redwood.

Multi's original template on Redwood.

Multi's Mendocino Ca Redwood material full board.

Multi's Mendocino Ca Redwood material full board.

Multi's Mendocino Ca Redwood material 1pc. 16 inches wide.

Multi's Mendocino Ca Redwood material 1pc. 16 inches wide.

Multi's Mendocino Ca Redwood material, grain structure..

Multi's Mendocino Ca Redwood material, old-frowth grain structure.

Neck choice is still open for this instrument.

Pickups are Lindy Fralin's split-coils humbuckers.

 

Multi 3 comes with a custom Flight case (pictured below) and

the standard Lifetime Warranty..

Harp-guitars by Thierry Andre Instruments.

A trio of my Harp-guitars, from left to right are:

Multi 1, Echoes of Time, Multi 2.

  

Pre-Order pricing for MULTI 3:

US$18,000  

 

DHL shipping to continental US & Canada is included.

 

Add US$250 for EU and US$300 for other locations.

 

 

 

Terms of sale: 

-Expected delivery time according to current build-list is to be determined once the order is placed.

The reservation deposit for Multi 3 is US$9,000 (or, as a one time payment on Reverb here).

 

-Progress payment when the guitar hits the finishing stage will be US$4,500

 

-Final balance at time of delivery will be US$4,500  

 

 

String layout & Specs:

 

  • 20 strings: 6 main, 12 sympathetics, 2 sub-bass.

  • Scale length: 25.25"

  • Body width: 16"

  • Body thickness: 3.875" tapers to 2.5" at waist

  • Instrument-type: Hollow-body acoustic archtop harp-guitar. Carved construction.

Multi 2 *2017 by Thierry Andre Instruments

 

Multi 2 (2017) in Graphite opalescent finish.

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