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Scheduled Start Date: May 13, 2017
Committed Completion: Jun 28, 2017
Projected Completion: May 31, 2017

The last unspoken for Master Grade Koa until at least September (excepting 2324, which is a Secret Vault)

  • Master Grade Koa top, back & sides

  • 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: Specialty
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

May 13

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

May 15

glue in tail block

3

May 16

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

4

May 19

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 19

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 20

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

7

May 20

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

May 21

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

May 21

first coat of oil

10

May 23

second coat of oil

11

third coat of oil

 

12

fourth coat of oil

 

13

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

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

 
Original Wood Set