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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Aug 14, 2017
Committed Completion: Oct 12, 2017
Projected Completion: Sep 12, 2017

  • Master Grade Koa top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • Custom 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

Aug 7

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Aug 8

glue in tail block

3

Aug 14

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

4

Aug 15

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Aug 16

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Aug 16

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

7

Aug 17

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Aug 21

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Aug 22

first coat of oil

10

Aug 23

second coat of oil

11

Aug 30

third coat of oil

 

12

Aug 31

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Sep 11

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Sep 12

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

 
Original Wood Set