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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Mar 19, 2017
Committed Completion: May 01, 2017
Projected Completion: Apr 07, 2017

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Mango top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding

  • Koa rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • 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: Master
Wood Availability: Sorry, this wood is no longer available.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Mar 19

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 19

glue in tail block

3

Mar 21

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

4

Mar 23

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

 

6

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

 

7

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

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