Cascade Series

 

(scroll down for more photos)

 

Share this UkeTracker page on Facebook:

Scheduled Start Date: Sep 26, 2017
Completed: Oct 19, 2017

  • Figured Sycamore back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Leaf Inlay markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & Maple Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

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

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 9

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 9

glue in tail block

3

Sep 10

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

4

Sep 11

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 11

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 21

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

7

Sep 25

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Sep 26

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Oct 4

first coat of oil

10

Oct 5

second coat of oil

11

Oct 6

third coat of oil

12

Oct 9

fourth coat of oil

13

Oct 10

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Oct 11

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

Original Wood Set