Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Aug 17, 2017
Committed Completion: Oct 18, 2017
Projected Completion: Sep 18, 2017

  • Quilted Maple back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Maple body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding & Leaf Inlay markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler 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

Aug 15

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Aug 16

glue in tail block, rout sound ports in top, install soundwell

3

Aug 16

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

4

Aug 17

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Aug 21

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Aug 22

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

7

Aug 22

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Aug 30

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Aug 31

first coat of oil

 

10

Sep 11

second coat of oil

 

11

Sep 12

third coat of oil

 

12

Sep 13

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Sep 14

apply lemon oil, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

 

14

Sep 18

final fretwork, cut nut, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set