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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Oct 02, 2017
Committed Completion: Nov 14, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 26, 2017

  • Curly Mango top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Mahogany 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 10

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 11

glue in tail block

3

Sep 12

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

4

Sep 13

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 14

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Oct 4

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

7

Oct 5

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Oct 6

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Oct 9

first coat of oil

10

Oct 10

second coat of oil

11

Oct 11

third coat of oil

12

fourth coat of oil

 

13

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

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

 
Original Wood Set