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Scheduled Start Date: Sep 28, 2017
Committed Completion: Nov 24, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 25, 2017

  • Curly Koa top, back & sides

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Bloodwood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Leopardwood & 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

 

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 11

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

 

7

Oct 12

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Oct 16

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Oct 17

first coat of oil

 

10

Oct 18

second coat of oil

 

11

Oct 19

third coat of oil

 

12

Oct 23

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Oct 24

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Oct 25

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

 
Original Wood Set