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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Mar 27, 2017
Committed Completion: May 20, 2017
Projected Completion: Apr 20, 2017

  • Curly Koa back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Koa body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

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

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

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Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Mar 14

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 15

glue in tail block

3

Mar 16

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

4

Mar 20

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 21

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Mar 22

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

7

Mar 23

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Apr 11

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Apr 12

first coat of oil

 

10

Apr 13

second coat of oil

 

11

Apr 17

third coat of oil

 

12

Apr 18

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Apr 19

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Apr 20

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

 
Original Wood Set