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Scheduled Start Date: Aug 10, 2017
Committed Completion: Oct 11, 2017
Projected Completion: Sep 11, 2017

  • Quilted Cherry back & sides

  • Curly Port Orford Cedar top

  • Bloodwood body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & 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: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jul 29

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 31

glue in tail block

3

Aug 2

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

4

Aug 3

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Aug 7

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Aug 15

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

7

Aug 16

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Aug 17

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Aug 21

first coat of oil

10

Aug 22

second coat of oil

11

Aug 23

third coat of oil

12

Aug 30

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Aug 31

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Sep 11

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

 
Original Wood Set