Electroacoustic Chromatic Merlin

Electroacoustic Chromatic Merlin


Here a special order, made in September 2020.

Electro-acoustic merlin, chromatic frettage.

Diapason 527, DADD tuning, bone nut, piezo under bridge.

Flamed maple neck, 13 chromatic frets, Padouk bridge, Ipe tailpiece, Ayou body, 5mm spruce top and soundboard.

Internal design including reinforcement bracing of the table and sound transmission to the body.

Quick workshop exit video to watch: https://youtu.be/prYE7UgYGEE

Compared to the initial version of my colleagues from Seagull, the body is designed "in the medieval way" (solid wood cut out) the body has a larger volume, the neck is embedded / glued to the body, the hooping is chromatic and included the octave plus a semitone (13frets)


Dimensions: L 770mm, l 182mm, h 50mm, body thickness 43mm