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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Oct 23, 2017
Committed Completion: Dec 21, 2017
Projected Completion: Nov 21, 2017

  • Common Mango top, back & sides

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Pearl 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: Tradition
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 17

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 18

glue in tail block

3

Sep 19

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 31

clean up body, rout dovetail, drill tuner holes, glue fretboard onto neck

 

7

Nov 1

shape neck, dress fret ends

 

8

Nov 2

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Nov 13

first coat of oil

 

10

Nov 14

second coat of oil

 

11

Nov 15

third coat of oil

 

12

Nov 16

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Nov 20

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Nov 21

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

 
Original Wood Set