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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Apr 20, 2017
Committed Completion: Jun 21, 2017
Projected Completion: May 22, 2017

  • Milo back & sides

  • Port Orford Cedar top

  • Bloodwood body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler 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: Specialty
Wood Availability: Currently not in stock. Natural Wonders Series when available.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 17

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 18

glue in tail block

3

Apr 19

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

4

Apr 20

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 24

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 25

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

7

Apr 26

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

May 10

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

May 11

first coat of oil

 

10

May 15

second coat of oil

 

11

May 16

third coat of oil

 

12

May 17

fourth coat of oil

 

13

May 18

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

May 22

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

 
Original Wood Set