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Scheduled Start Date: May 14, 2013
Completed: Jun 17, 2013

  • Master Grade Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding with Abalone purfling on top and back

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

  • MiSi with LR Baggs undersaddle pickup

Hand-crafted in the USA by Gordon & Char Mayer and Aaron Keim. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

Victoria Vox

“Sweetest Melodies” from her new album, “Key”

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

May 8

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

May 8

glue in tail block

3

May 13

rout & glue-in end graft, kerf top edge, kerf bottom edge, brace back

4

May 23

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 24

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 25

clean up body, rout dovetail, drill tuner holes, glue fretboard onto neck, rout binding channels, glue in top binding

7

Jun 3

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jun 4

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jun 5

first coat of oil

10

Jun 10

second coat of oil

11

Jun 11

third coat of oil

12

Jun 12

fourth coat of oil

13

Jun 14

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jun 17

make saddle, (put in pickup, if any), cut nut, final fretwork, put in tuners, put on strings

Original Wood Set