For 40 years, professional luthier Linda Manzer has made some of the finest guitars in the world. So she was the right craftsman for Danish musician Henrick Andersen to approach to build this bizarre instrument.
The Medusa has 52 strings, which include harp strings, as well as 3 necks. Manzer designed it to reflect a crazy cartoon that Andersen drew:
In the video above, Manzer describes the Medusa, then Andersen plays it. Impressively, he does so with only 2 hands.
-via Laughing Squid