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Scheduled Start Date: Mar 15, 2017
Committed Completion: May 11, 2017
Projected Completion: Apr 11, 2017

  • Master Grade Koa top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding with Abalone purfling on top and back

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • 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: Specialty
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Mar 1

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 6

glue in tail block

3

Mar 7

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

4

Mar 8

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Mar 13

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

7

Mar 14

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Mar 15

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Mar 16

first coat of oil

10

Mar 20

second coat of oil

11

Mar 21

third coat of oil

12

Mar 22

fourth coat of oil

13

Mar 23

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Apr 11

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

 
Original Wood Set