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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Sep 25, 2017
Committed Completion: Nov 18, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 19, 2017

  • Common Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Pearl markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

Hand-crafted in the USA by Gordon & Char Mayer and Aaron Keim. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Tradition
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 8

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 9

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 20

clean up body, rout dovetail, drill tuner holes, glue fretboard onto neck

7

Sep 21

shape neck, dress fret ends

8

Oct 10

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Oct 11

first coat of oil

 

10

Oct 12

second coat of oil

 

11

Oct 16

third coat of oil

 

12

Oct 17

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Oct 18

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Oct 19

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

 
Original Wood Set