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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Nov 02, 2017
Committed Completion: Jan 06, 2018
Projected Completion: Dec 07, 2017

  • Cocobolo back & sides

  • Straight-Grain Redwood top

  • Ebony body binding

  • Black wood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

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

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

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 17

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Oct 17

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Nov 2

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

7

Nov 7

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Nov 8

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Nov 9

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

Dec 6

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Dec 7

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

 
Original Wood Set