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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Jul 11, 2017
Committed Completion: Nov 09, 2017
Projected Completion: Aug 02, 2017

  • Curly Koa top, back & sides

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Bloodwood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Solid Wood Headplate to Match Body

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.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jun 28

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jun 29

glue in tail block

3

Jul 3

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

4

Jul 5

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jul 6

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jul 10

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

7

Jul 11

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jul 12

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jul 13

first coat of oil

10

Jul 17

second coat of oil

11

Jul 18

third coat of oil

12

Jul 19

fourth coat of oil

13

Jul 20

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Aug 2

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

 
Original Wood Set