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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Nov 29, 2017
Committed Completion: Feb 09, 2018
Projected Completion: Jan 10, 2018

  • Figured Mahogany top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony 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.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Oct 30

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Oct 30

glue in tail block

3

Oct 31

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

4

Nov 1

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 1

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Dec 12

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

 

7

Dec 13

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Dec 14

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Dec 18

first coat of oil

 

10

Dec 19

second coat of oil

 

11

Dec 20

third coat of oil

 

12

Jan 8

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jan 9

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Jan 10

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

 
Original Wood Set