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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Sep 12, 2017
Committed Completion: Nov 08, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 09, 2017

  • East Indian Rosewood back & sides

  • Red Cedar top

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Bloodwood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Cherry 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 29

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Aug 30

glue in tail block

3

Aug 31

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

4

Sep 3

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 4

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 6

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

7

Sep 11

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Sep 12

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Sep 13

first coat of oil

10

Sep 18

second coat of oil

11

Sep 19

third coat of oil

12

Sep 20

fourth coat of oil

13

Sep 21

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Oct 9

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

 
Original Wood Set