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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Mar 14, 2017
Committed Completion: Apr 20, 2017
Projected Completion: Apr 01, 2017

  • Master Grade Koa top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Black wood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

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

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Mar 14

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 14

glue in tail block

3

Mar 16

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

4

Mar 19

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 19

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Mar 20

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

7

Mar 21

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Mar 23

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

first coat of oil

 

10

second coat of oil

 

11

third coat of oil

 

12

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