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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Apr 27, 2017
Committed Completion: Jun 28, 2017
Projected Completion: May 29, 2017

  • Figured Sycamore top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 24

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 26

glue in tail block

3

Apr 26

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

4

Apr 27

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 1

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 3

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

7

May 4

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

May 8

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

May 9

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 29

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

 
Original Wood Set