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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: May 18, 2017
Committed Completion: Jul 14, 2017
Projected Completion: Jun 14, 2017

  • Striped Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Solid Wood Headplate to Match Body

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

Hand-crafted in the USA by Gordon & Char Mayer and Aaron Keim. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

May 9

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

May 16

glue in tail block

3

May 17

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

4

May 18

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 22

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 23

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

7

May 30

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

May 31

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Jun 1

first coat of oil

 

10

Jun 7

second coat of oil

 

11

Jun 8

third coat of oil

 

12

Jun 12

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jun 13

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Jun 14

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

 
Original Wood Set