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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Aug 15, 2017
Committed Completion: Oct 13, 2017
Projected Completion: Sep 13, 2017

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Mango top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar 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: Master
Wood Availability: Sorry, this wood is no longer available.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Aug 8

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Aug 14

glue in tail block

3

Aug 15

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

4

Aug 16

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Aug 16

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Aug 17

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

7

Aug 21

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Aug 22

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Aug 23

first coat of oil

10

Aug 30

second coat of oil

 

11

Aug 31

third coat of oil

 

12

Sep 11

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Sep 12

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Sep 13

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

 
Original Wood Set