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Scheduled Start Date: May 09, 2017
Committed Completion: Jun 30, 2017
Projected Completion: May 31, 2017

  • Brazilian Rosewood back & sides

  • Straight-Grain Redwood top

  • Ebony body binding

  • Black wood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Special Inlay 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: Sorry, this wood is no longer available.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 26

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 27

glue in tail block

3

May 1

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

4

May 3

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 4

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 8

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

7

May 9

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 29

fourth coat of oil

 

13

May 30

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

May 31

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

 
Original Wood Set