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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Apr 13, 2017
Committed Completion: Jun 14, 2017
Projected Completion: May 15, 2017

  • East Indian Rosewood back & sides

  • Straight-Grain Redwood top

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

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

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 10

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 11

glue in tail block

3

Apr 12

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

4

Apr 13

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 17

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 18

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

7

Apr 19

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Apr 20

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 24

first coat of oil

10

Apr 25

second coat of oil

11

Apr 26

third coat of oil

12

May 10

fourth coat of oil

 

13

May 11

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

May 15

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

 
Original Wood Set