Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Apr 17, 2017
Committed Completion: Jun 15, 2017
Projected Completion: May 16, 2017

  • Curly Cherry back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Leaf Inlay markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & Maple 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.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 11

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 12

glue in tail block

3

Apr 13

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

4

Apr 17

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 18

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 19

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

7

Apr 20

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Apr 24

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 25

first coat of oil

10

Apr 26

second coat of oil

11

May 10

third coat of oil

 

12

May 11

fourth coat of oil

 

13

May 15

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

May 16

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

 
Original Wood Set