Cascade Series

 

" I have just received the new ukulele and it is absolutely fantastic. The tone, the finish, everything. I am looking forward to the many many years of enjoyment I will get out of both of these masterpieces."

- Bob W.

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Dec 01, 2016
Completed: Dec 16, 2016

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle back & sides

  • Red Cedar top

  • Maple body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding & Leaf Inlay markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • 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

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Nov 17

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 21

glue in tail block

3

Nov 22

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

4

Nov 26

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 28

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Nov 29

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

7

Nov 30

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Dec 1

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Dec 5

first coat of oil

10

Dec 6

second coat of oil

11

Dec 7

third coat of oil

12

Dec 12

fourth coat of oil

13

Dec 13

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Dec 14

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

Original Wood Set