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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Oct 30, 2017
Committed Completion: Dec 29, 2017
Projected Completion: Nov 29, 2017

  • Cocobolo back & sides

  • Straight-Grain Redwood top

  • Ebony body binding

  • Koa rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

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.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 23

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 23

glue in tail block

3

Sep 24

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

4

Oct 16

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Oct 16

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Nov 14

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 7

second coat of oil

11

Nov 8

third coat of oil

12

Nov 9

fourth coat of oil

13

Nov 13

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Nov 29

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

 
Original Wood Set