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Scheduled Start Date: Sep 27, 2017
Committed Completion: Nov 23, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 24, 2017

  • Master Grade Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom 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: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 9

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 10

glue in tail block

3

Sep 11

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

4

Sep 12

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 12

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Oct 10

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

 

7

Oct 11

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Oct 12

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Oct 16

first coat of oil

 

10

Oct 17

second coat of oil

 

11

Oct 18

third coat of oil

 

12

Oct 19

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Oct 23

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Oct 24

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

 
Original Wood Set