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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Nov 15, 2017
Committed Completion: Jan 12, 2018
Projected Completion: Dec 13, 2017

  • Curly Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

Hand-crafted in the USA by Gordon & Char Mayer and Aaron Keim. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 28

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 28

glue in tail block

3

Sep 28

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

4

Oct 19

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Oct 24

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Nov 9

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

7

Nov 13

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Nov 14

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Nov 15

first coat of oil

10

Dec 6

second coat of oil

 

11

Dec 7

third coat of oil

 

12

Dec 11

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Dec 12

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Dec 13

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

 
Original Wood Set