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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Apr 26, 2017
Committed Completion: Jun 24, 2017
Projected Completion: May 25, 2017

  • Milo top, back & sides

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

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.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 20

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 24

glue in tail block, rout sound ports in top, install soundwell

3

Apr 25

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

4

May 9

brace top, glue back onto sides

 

5

May 10

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

 

6

May 11

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

 

7

May 15

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

May 16

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

May 17

first coat of oil

 

10

May 18

second coat of oil

 

11

May 22

third coat of oil

 

12

May 23

fourth coat of oil

 

13

May 24

apply lemon oil, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

 

14

May 25

final fretwork, cut nut, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set