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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Jul 26, 2017
Committed Completion: Sep 21, 2017
Projected Completion: Aug 22, 2017

  • Master Grade Koa top, back & sides

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Bloodwood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • Leopardwood & 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: Specialty
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jul 17

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 18

glue in tail block

3

Jul 19

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

4

Jul 20

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Aug 2

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

 

6

Aug 3

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

 

7

Aug 9

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Aug 10

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Aug 14

first coat of oil

 

10

Aug 15

second coat of oil

 

11

Aug 16

third coat of oil

 

12

Aug 17

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Aug 21

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Aug 22

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

 
Original Wood Set