Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Nov 27, 2017
Committed Completion: Feb 07, 2018
Projected Completion: Jan 08, 2018

  • Quilted Maple back & sides

  • Port Orford Cedar top

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding & No markers

  • Port Orford Cedar 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: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Oct 25

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Oct 26

glue in tail block

3

Oct 26

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

4

Oct 31

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Oct 31

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Dec 7

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

 

7

Dec 11

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Dec 12

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Dec 13

first coat of oil

 

10

Dec 14

second coat of oil

 

11

Dec 18

third coat of oil

 

12

Dec 19

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Dec 20

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Jan 8

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

 
Original Wood Set