Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Jul 12, 2017
Committed Completion: Sep 02, 2017
Projected Completion: Aug 03, 2017

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler 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

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jun 29

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 3

glue in tail block

3

Jul 5

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

4

Jul 6

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jul 10

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jul 11

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

7

Jul 12

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jul 13

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jul 17

first coat of oil

10

Jul 18

second coat of oil

11

Jul 19

third coat of oil

12

Jul 21

fourth coat of oil

13

Aug 2

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Aug 3

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

 
Original Wood Set