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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: May 08, 2017
Committed Completion: Oct 01, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 01, 2017

  • Master Grade Koa top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding with Abalone purfling on top and back

  • Abalone rosette

  • High gloss finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • 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: Specialty
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

bend sides, glue in neck block

 

2

Apr 26

glue in tail block

3

Apr 27

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

4

May 1

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 3

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 4

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

7

May 8

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

May 9

prep for finish, tape off for spraying

9

fill pores

 

10

gloss topcoat

 

11

buff finish

 

12

glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

13

glue on bridge

 

14

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

 
Original Wood Set