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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Mar 20, 2017
Committed Completion: May 13, 2017
Projected Completion: Apr 13, 2017

  • Walnut back & sides

  • Bird's Eye Redwood top

  • Bloodwood body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Bloodwood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Mar 7

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 8

glue in tail block

3

Mar 9

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

4

Mar 13

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 14

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Mar 15

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

7

Mar 16

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Mar 20

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Mar 21

first coat of oil

10

Mar 22

second coat of oil

11

Mar 23

third coat of oil

12

Apr 11

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Apr 12

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Apr 13

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

 
Original Wood Set