" My banjo ukulele arrived safely today. It was well worth the 15 month wait. The cherry wood is beautiful and the birdseye maple compliments it! The sound is crisp and snappy. I love it."

- Linda H.

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Sep 01, 2016
Completed: Sep 22, 2016

  • Cascade Series Wood Cherry rim & neck with a hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Brass hardware

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

  • Leaf Inlay inlays

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

 

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Aug 22

glue on headplate and heel cap

2

Aug 24

trim headplate and drill tuner holes

3

Aug 25

drill hardware holes in rim

4

Aug 29

sand rim

5

Aug 30

install frets

6

Aug 31

glue fretboard onto neck

7

Sep 1

shape neck

8

Sep 5

shape & glue in dowel stick

9

Sep 6

first coat of finish

10

Sep 7

second coat of finish

11

Sep 13

third coat of finish

12

Sep 14

fourth coat of finish

13

Sep 21

assemble pot, install tuners, bridge and nut

14

Sep 22

put on strings, (put in pickup, if any)

Original Wood Set