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Scheduled Start Date: May 23, 2017
Committed Completion: Jul 19, 2017
Projected Completion: Jun 19, 2017

  • Figured Mahogany top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple 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 17

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

May 18

glue in tail block

3

May 22

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

4

May 23

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 30

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

 

6

May 31

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

 

7

Jun 1

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Jun 7

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Jun 8

first coat of oil

 

10

Jun 12

second coat of oil

 

11

Jun 13

third coat of oil

 

12

Jun 14

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jun 15

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Jun 19

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

 
Original Wood Set