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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: May 17, 2017
Committed Completion: Jul 13, 2017
Projected Completion: Jun 13, 2017

  • Cocobolo back & sides

  • Curly Redwood top

  • Koa body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

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

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

May 8

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

May 9

glue in tail block

3

May 16

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

4

May 17

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 18

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 22

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

7

May 23

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

May 30

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

May 31

first coat of oil

 

10

Jun 1

second coat of oil

 

11

Jun 7

third coat of oil

 

12

Jun 8

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jun 12

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Jun 13

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

 
Original Wood Set