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This instrument is available for purchase.
Includes premium hard case

$2000.00

 

Scheduled Start Date: Jan 31, 2017
Completed: Feb 17, 2017

  • Quilted Cherry back & sides

  • Curly Port Orford Cedar top

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Bloodwood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

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

Jan 31

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jan 31

glue in tail block

3

Feb 3

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

4

Feb 4

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Feb 4

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 4

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

7

Feb 7

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 9

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Feb 9

first coat of oil

10

Feb 11

second coat of oil

11

Feb 12

third coat of oil

12

Feb 13

fourth coat of oil

13

Feb 16

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Feb 17

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

Original Wood Set