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Scheduled Start Date: Mar 28, 2017
Completed: Apr 21, 2017

  • Quilted Mahogany top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple 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.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Mar 28

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 28

glue in tail block

3

Mar 31

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

4

Apr 3

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 3

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 4

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

7

Apr 6

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Apr 7

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 8

first coat of oil

10

Apr 10

second coat of oil

11

Apr 11

third coat of oil

12

Apr 19

fourth coat of oil

13

Apr 20

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Apr 21

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

Original Wood Set