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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Mar 29, 2017
Committed Completion: May 25, 2017
Projected Completion: Apr 25, 2017

  • Master Grade Curly Mango top, back & sides

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple 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 16

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 20

glue in tail block

3

Mar 21

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

4

Mar 22

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 23

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 11

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

 

7

Apr 12

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Apr 13

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Apr 17

first coat of oil

 

10

Apr 18

second coat of oil

 

11

Apr 19

third coat of oil

 

12

Apr 20

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Apr 24

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Apr 25

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

 
Original Wood Set