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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Feb 21, 2017
Committed Completion: Apr 12, 2017
Projected Completion: Mar 27, 2017

  • Striped Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding with Abalone purfling on top and back

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Feb 21

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Feb 21

glue in tail block

3

Mar 12

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

4

Mar 14

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 14

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Mar 16

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

7

Mar 17

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Mar 19

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Mar 19

first coat of oil

10

Mar 20

second coat of oil

11

Mar 21

third coat of oil

12

Mar 23

fourth coat of oil

13

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

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

 
Original Wood Set