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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Oct 05, 2017
Committed Completion: Nov 30, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 30, 2017

  • Master Grade Koa top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding with Abalone purfling on top and back

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Mahogany 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: Specialty
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 12

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 13

glue in tail block

3

Sep 14

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

4

Sep 15

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 15

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Oct 9

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

7

Oct 10

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Oct 11

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Oct 19

first coat of oil

 

10

Oct 23

second coat of oil

 

11

Oct 24

third coat of oil

 

12

Oct 25

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Oct 26

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Oct 30

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

 
Original Wood Set