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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Aug 16, 2017
Committed Completion: Oct 14, 2017
Projected Completion: Sep 14, 2017

  • Curly Koa top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Ebony binding & No markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Ebony & Maple 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

Aug 14

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Aug 15

glue in tail block

3

Aug 16

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

4

Aug 16

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Aug 17

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 31

second coat of oil

 

11

Sep 11

third coat of oil

 

12

Sep 12

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Sep 13

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Sep 14

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

 
Original Wood Set