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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Apr 25, 2017
Committed Completion: Jun 23, 2017
Projected Completion: May 24, 2017

  • Curly Koa top, back & sides

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Cherry 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.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 19

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 20

glue in tail block

3

Apr 24

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

4

Apr 25

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

 

6

May 10

clean up body, rout dovetail, drill tuner holes, glue fretboard onto neck

 

7

May 11

shape neck, dress fret ends

 

8

May 15

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

May 16

first coat of oil

 

10

May 17

second coat of oil

 

11

May 18

third coat of oil

 

12

May 22

fourth coat of oil

 

13

May 23

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

May 24

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

 
Original Wood Set