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Scheduled Start Date: Sep 21, 2017
Committed Completion: Nov 17, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 18, 2017

  • Black & White Ebony back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Ebony body binding

  • Black wood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • Leopardwood & Maple 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 is temporarily available. Quantity is very limited.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 8

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 8

glue in tail block

3

Sep 9

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

4

Sep 10

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 10

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 19

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

7

Sep 20

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Sep 21

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Oct 10

first coat of oil

 

10

Oct 11

second coat of oil

 

11

Oct 12

third coat of oil

 

12

Oct 16

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Oct 17

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Oct 18

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

 
Original Wood Set