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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Oct 04, 2017
Committed Completion: Nov 16, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 26, 2017

  • Curly Koa top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Ebony & 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.

 

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 14

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 14

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Oct 6

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

7

Oct 9

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Oct 10

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Oct 11

first coat of oil

10

second coat of oil

 

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