Share this UkeTracker page on Facebook:

Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Jul 13, 2017
Committed Completion: Sep 08, 2017
Projected Completion: Aug 09, 2017

  • Walnut back & sides

  • Sitka Spruce top

  • Ebony body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Ebony & Maple Signature Headplate

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

Jul 3

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 5

glue in tail block, rout sound ports in top, install soundwell

3

Jul 6

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

4

Jul 10

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jul 11

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jul 12

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

7

Jul 13

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jul 17

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jul 18

first coat of oil

10

Jul 19

second coat of oil

11

Jul 20

third coat of oil

12

Aug 2

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Aug 3

apply lemon oil, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

 

14

Aug 9

final fretwork, cut nut, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set