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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Aug 08, 2017
Committed Completion: Oct 11, 2017
Projected Completion: Sep 11, 2017

  • Curly Koa top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Leopardwood & 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jul 27

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 29

glue in tail block

3

Jul 30

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

4

Jul 31

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Aug 1

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Aug 10

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

7

Aug 14

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Aug 15

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Aug 16

first coat of oil

10

Aug 17

second coat of oil

11

Aug 21

third coat of oil

12

Aug 22

fourth coat of oil

13

Aug 23

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

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

 
Original Wood Set