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This instrument is available for purchase.
Includes premium hard case

$1950.00

 

Scheduled Start Date: May 02, 2017
Completed: May 18, 2017

We love the combination of a dense hardwood back/sides with a softwood top!

  • Zebrawood back & sides

  • Port Orford Cedar top

  • Koa body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany 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: 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

May 2

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

May 2

glue in tail block

3

May 2

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

4

May 3

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 3

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 5

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

7

May 5

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

May 9

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

May 10

first coat of oil

10

May 12

second coat of oil

11

May 13

third coat of oil

12

May 15

fourth coat of oil

13

May 16

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

May 18

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

Original Wood Set