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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Oct 19, 2017
Committed Completion: Dec 20, 2017
Projected Completion: Nov 20, 2017

  • Red Maple back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany 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: Master
Wood Availability: Sorry, this wood is currently not available.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Oct 19

bend sides, glue in neck block

 

2

Sep 17

glue in tail block

3

Sep 18

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

4

Sep 21

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 21

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Oct 30

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

 

7

Oct 31

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Nov 1

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Nov 2

first coat of oil

 

10

Nov 13

second coat of oil

 

11

Nov 14

third coat of oil

 

12

Nov 15

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Nov 16

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Nov 20

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

 
Original Wood Set