Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Apr 24, 2017
Committed Completion: Jun 22, 2017
Projected Completion: May 23, 2017

  • Figured Sycamore top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & 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.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 18

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 19

glue in tail block

3

Apr 20

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

4

Apr 24

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 25

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 26

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

7

May 10

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

May 11

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

May 15

first coat of oil

 

10

May 16

second coat of oil

 

11

May 17

third coat of oil

 

12

May 18

fourth coat of oil

 

13

May 22

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

May 23

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

 
Original Wood Set