Dave Matthews Replica

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Jul 20, 2017
Committed Completion: Aug 31, 2017
Projected Completion: Aug 16, 2017

  • Red Maple back & sides

  • Red Cedar top

  • Ebony body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • 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: Sorry, this wood is currently not available.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jul 11

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 12

glue in tail block

3

Jul 13

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

4

Jul 17

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jul 18

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jul 19

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

7

Jul 20

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Aug 2

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Aug 3

first coat of oil

 

10

Aug 9

second coat of oil

 

11

Aug 10

third coat of oil

 

12

Aug 14

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Aug 15

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Aug 16

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

 
Original Wood Set