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Scheduled Start Date: Mar 21, 2017
Committed Completion: May 17, 2017
Projected Completion: Apr 17, 2017

  • Quilted Maple top, back & sides

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & Maple Signature Headplate

  • Schatten Designs Biscuit Bridge 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

Mar 8

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 9

glue in tail block, rout sound ports in top, install soundwell

3

Mar 13

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

4

Mar 14

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 15

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Mar 16

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

7

Mar 20

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Mar 21

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Mar 22

first coat of oil

10

Mar 23

second coat of oil

11

Apr 11

third coat of oil

 

12

Apr 12

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Apr 13

apply lemon oil, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

 

14

Apr 17

final fretwork, cut nut, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set