Arch top guitar w/ 12 sympathetic strings and 2 sub-bass.
2nd of a very unique series of 2.
Sound, craftsmanship, design, functionality and art-factor ++
Scale length : 25.125 inches neck pitch 0
Standard steel-string neck w/1.71 inches nut width
12 inches radius board @ 5th fret
Raised fingerboard, 20 EVO Gold frets medium crown
String spacing at bridge: 2.125 inches
16 inches low bout,
Body thickness at mid-point 4 inches / 2.5 inches under right arm
Photos: Anne-Marie Amyot
Multi 2 /// (black background) - photos credits: Darren Martin, Dazma
Multi 2 /// (nature background)- photos credit: Anne-Marie Amyot
-Archtop guitar w/12 sympathetic strings and 2 sub-bass -2016 - Andre
Dimensions: 108 x 41 x 10 cm
Scale length: 638mm
Neck width @ nut 43mm
String spacing @ bridge 56mm
Body length total: 107 cm
Soundboard: Alska yellow cedar, with altitude Red spruce bracings
Back&sides: American poplar, monocoque
Neck: Spanish cypress, with carbon fiber reinforcements, and steel
Fretboard: West african ebony, with indian rosewood markers and
aluminium side dots inlay
Headstock: Spanish cypress, Indian rosewood, with bleached cow bone logo inlay
Bridge: Morado and carbon fiber
Tailpiece: Indian rosewood, ebony, aluminium, steel, carbon fiber
Tuning machines: Gotoh stealth, black chrome
Nut: Camel bone
Saddle: carbon fiber graphite
Finish: Linseed oil, tung oil, and copal varnish (neck, back & sides)
Graphite dust and hand-polished nitrocellulose laquer (soundboard)
Pickups: Lindy Fralin split-blades, vintage output
Strings: D'addario EXP16, phosphor bronze and steel
Collection Teti, New Hampshire, USA
Jean-Marc Hébert is playing an improvised demo using John Zorn's - Kisofim - as a theme (Masada Guitars album, arr. and performed by Bill Frisell).
1-Part one : Sympathetic strings effect demonstrated acoustic only.
2-Part two : Improvisation on John Zorn's theme.
Jean-Marc Hébert's music can be heard here .
Multi no.2 by Thierry André played by Kinloch Nelson
Santa Barbara Acoustic Instruments Celebration, 2016