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Scheduled Start Date: May 15, 2017
Committed Completion: Jul 08, 2017
Projected Completion: Jun 08, 2017

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared 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: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

May 3

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

May 16

glue in tail block

 

3

May 8

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

4

May 9

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 16

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 17

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

7

May 18

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

May 22

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

May 23

first coat of oil

10

May 30

second coat of oil

 

11

May 31

third coat of oil

 

12

Jun 1

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jun 7

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Jun 8

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

 
Original Wood Set