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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Mar 28, 2017
Committed Completion: May 24, 2017
Projected Completion: Apr 24, 2017

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple binding & Special Inlay 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: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Mar 15

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 16

glue in tail block

3

Mar 20

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

4

Mar 21

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 22

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Mar 23

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

7

Apr 11

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Apr 12

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Apr 13

first coat of oil

 

10

Apr 17

second coat of oil

 

11

Apr 18

third coat of oil

 

12

Apr 19

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Apr 20

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Apr 24

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

 
Original Wood Set