Secret Vault Series

 

" I received my ukulele today and can’t tell you how impressed I am. It is way more than what I thought and it sounds amazing. I can’t put it down. Thanks again for making this experience so enjoyable and easy."

- Cary C.

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Jul 15, 2016
Completed: Jul 25, 2016

#15 of the Secret Vault Series

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Black wood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot 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

 

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Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jul 15

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 15

glue in tail block

3

Jul 16

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

4

Jul 17

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jul 17

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jul 17

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

7

Jul 17

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jul 18

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jul 18

first coat of oil

10

Jul 19

second coat of oil

11

Jul 20

third coat of oil

12

Jul 21

fourth coat of oil

13

Jul 22

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jul 24

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

Original Wood Set