Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Dec 06, 2017
Committed Completion: Feb 14, 2018
Projected Completion: Jan 15, 2018

  • Quilted Cherry back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Leaf Inlay markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & Maple 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

Nov 3

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 3

glue in tail block

3

Nov 4

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

4

Nov 4

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 6

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Nov 29

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

7

Nov 30

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Dec 4

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Dec 5

first coat of oil

10

Dec 6

second coat of oil

11

Dec 7

third coat of oil

12

Jan 10

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jan 11

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Jan 15

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

 
Original Wood Set