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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Mar 22, 2017
Committed Completion: May 18, 2017
Projected Completion: Apr 18, 2017

  • Curly Koa top, back & sides

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Mar 9

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 13

glue in tail block, rout sound ports in top, install soundwell

3

Mar 14

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

4

Mar 15

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 16

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Mar 20

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

7

Mar 21

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Mar 22

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Mar 23

first coat of oil

10

Apr 11

second coat of oil

 

11

Apr 12

third coat of oil

 

12

Apr 13

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Apr 17

apply lemon oil, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

 

14

Apr 18

final fretwork, cut nut, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set