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Scheduled Start Date: Aug 28, 2017
Completed: Sep 14, 2017

  • Walnut back & sides

  • Straight-Grain Redwood top

  • Maple & Walnut Rope body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • Ebony & 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Aug 22

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Aug 22

glue in tail block

3

Aug 23

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

4

Aug 24

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Aug 28

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Aug 29

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

7

Aug 30

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Aug 31

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Sep 4

first coat of oil

10

Sep 5

second coat of oil

11

Sep 6

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