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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Sep 13, 2017
Committed Completion: Oct 30, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 10, 2017

  • Walnut back & sides

  • Curly Port Orford Cedar top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & 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.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Aug 30

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 1

glue in tail block

3

Sep 3

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

4

Sep 5

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 6

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 11

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

7

Sep 12

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Sep 13

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Sep 18

first coat of oil

10

Sep 19

second coat of oil

11

Sep 20

third coat of oil

12

Sep 21

fourth coat of oil

13

Oct 9

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Oct 10

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

 
Original Wood Set