Cascade Series

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Oct 09, 2017
Completed: Oct 27, 2017

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Special Inlay 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

 

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Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 13

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 14

glue in tail block

3

Sep 15

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

4

Sep 16

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 16

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 17

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Oct 18

first coat of oil

10

Oct 20

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