" Your most excellent ukulele arrived safe and sound!  Amazing would be too pale a description for this ukulele, very rarely do you get to have your cake and eat it to ! Beauty with a bold sound, yet has that undertone woody quality along with a strong ring tone."

- Brian O.

 

 

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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Mar 30, 2017
Committed Completion: May 26, 2017
Projected Completion: Apr 26, 2017

  • Walnut back & sides

  • Straight-Grain Redwood top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & Maple 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Mar 20

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 21

glue in tail block

3

Mar 22

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

4

Mar 23

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 11

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

 

6

Apr 12

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

 

7

Apr 13

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Apr 17

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Apr 18

first coat of oil

 

10

Apr 19

second coat of oil

 

11

Apr 20

third coat of oil

 

12

Apr 24

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Apr 25

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Apr 26

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

 
Original Wood Set