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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: May 16, 2017
Committed Completion: Jul 12, 2017
Projected Completion: Jun 12, 2017

  • Master Grade Koa back & sides

  • Bird's Eye Redwood top

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone 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: Specialty
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

May 16

bend sides, glue in neck block

 

2

May 8

glue in tail block

3

May 9

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

4

May 16

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 17

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 18

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

7

May 22

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

May 23

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

May 30

first coat of oil

 

10

May 31

second coat of oil

 

11

Jun 1

third coat of oil

 

12

Jun 7

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jun 8

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Jun 12

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

 
Original Wood Set