Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Oct 04, 2017
Committed Completion: Nov 25, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 26, 2017

  • Figured Sycamore top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & Maple Signature Headplate

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 12

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 13

glue in tail block

3

Sep 14

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

4

Sep 15

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 15

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

Oct 19

second coat of oil

 

11

Oct 23

third coat of oil

 

12

Oct 24

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Oct 25

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Oct 26

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

 
Original Wood Set