Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Apr 11, 2017
Committed Completion: Jun 11, 2017
Projected Completion: May 10, 2017

  • Walnut back & sides

  • Port Orford Cedar top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & Maple Signature Headplate

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

 

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

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 5

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 6

glue in tail block

3

Apr 10

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

4

Apr 11

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 12

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 13

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

7

Apr 17

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Apr 18

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 19

first coat of oil

10

Apr 20

second coat of oil

11

Apr 27

third coat of oil

 

12

Apr 24

fourth coat of oil

13

Apr 25

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

May 10

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

 
Original Wood Set