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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Jul 18, 2017
Committed Completion: Sep 13, 2017
Projected Completion: Aug 14, 2017

  • Walnut back & sides

  • Straight-Grain Redwood top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Solid Wood Headplate to Match Body

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 6

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 10

glue in tail block

3

Jul 11

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

4

Jul 12

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jul 13

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jul 17

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

7

Jul 18

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jul 19

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jul 20

first coat of oil

10

Aug 2

second coat of oil

 

11

Aug 3

third coat of oil

 

12

Aug 9

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Aug 10

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Aug 14

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

 
Original Wood Set