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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Oct 11, 2017
Committed Completion: Dec 02, 2017
Projected Completion: Nov 02, 2017

  • Curly Koa top, back & sides

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • Ebony & 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.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 14

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 15

glue in tail block, rout sound ports in top, install soundwell

3

Sep 16

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

4

Sep 19

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 20

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 23

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Oct 24

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Oct 25

first coat of oil

 

10

Oct 26

second coat of oil

 

11

Oct 30

third coat of oil

 

12

Oct 31

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Nov 1

apply lemon oil, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

 

14

Nov 2

final fretwork, cut nut, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set