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Scheduled Start Date: Jul 31, 2017
Completed: Aug 18, 2017

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Black wood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • Ebony & Maple 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

Jul 19

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 20

glue in tail block

3

Jul 24

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

4

Jul 25

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jul 25

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jul 27

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

7

Aug 7

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Aug 8

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Aug 10

first coat of oil

10

Aug 10

second coat of oil

11

Aug 14

third coat of oil

12

Aug 15

fourth coat of oil

13

Aug 16

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Aug 17

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

Original Wood Set