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Scheduled Start Date: Feb 28, 2017
Completed: Mar 17, 2017

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Solid Wood Headplate to Match Body

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

Feb 21

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Feb 22

glue in tail block

3

Feb 23

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

4

Feb 27

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Feb 28

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Mar 1

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

7

Mar 6

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Mar 7

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Mar 8

first coat of oil

10

Mar 9

second coat of oil

11

Mar 13

third coat of oil

12

Mar 14

fourth coat of oil

13

Mar 15

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Mar 16

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

Original Wood Set