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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Jul 24, 2017
Committed Completion: Sep 16, 2017
Projected Completion: Aug 17, 2017

  • Curly Koa top, back & sides

  • Maple & Walnut Rope body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom 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 12

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 13

glue in tail block

3

Jul 17

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

4

Jul 18

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jul 19

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jul 20

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

7

Aug 2

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Aug 3

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Aug 9

first coat of oil

 

10

Aug 10

second coat of oil

 

11

Aug 14

third coat of oil

 

12

Aug 15

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Aug 16

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Aug 17

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

 
Original Wood Set