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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Nov 14, 2017
Committed Completion: Jan 11, 2018
Projected Completion: Dec 12, 2017

  • Cocobolo back & sides

  • Straight-Grain Redwood top

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Ebony & Maple 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 27

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 27

glue in tail block

3

Sep 28

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

4

Oct 18

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Oct 18

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Nov 8

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

7

Nov 9

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Nov 13

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Nov 14

first coat of oil

10

Nov 15

second coat of oil

11

Dec 6

third coat of oil

 

12

Dec 7

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Dec 11

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Dec 12

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

 
Original Wood Set