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Scheduled Start Date: Mar 23, 2017
Committed Completion: May 19, 2017
Projected Completion: Apr 19, 2017

  • Master Grade Myrtle back & sides

  • Curly Port Orford Cedar top

  • Koa body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Koa binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Port Orford Cedar 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: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Mar 13

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 14

glue in tail block

3

Mar 15

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

4

Mar 16

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 20

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Mar 21

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

7

Mar 22

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Mar 23

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 11

first coat of oil

 

10

Apr 12

second coat of oil

 

11

Apr 13

third coat of oil

 

12

Apr 17

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Apr 18

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Apr 19

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

 
Original Wood Set