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Scheduled Start Date: Apr 18, 2017
Committed Completion: Jun 16, 2017
Projected Completion: May 17, 2017

  • Figured Mahogany top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • Ebony & 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.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 12

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 13

glue in tail block

3

Apr 17

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

4

Apr 18

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 19

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 20

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

7

Apr 24

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Apr 25

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 26

first coat of oil

10

May 10

second coat of oil

 

11

May 11

third coat of oil

 

12

May 15

fourth coat of oil

 

13

May 16

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

May 17

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

 
Original Wood Set