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Scheduled Start Date: Dec 05, 2017
Committed Completion: Feb 16, 2018
Projected Completion: Jan 16, 2018

  • Figured Mahogany top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

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 31

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 1

glue in tail block

3

Nov 3

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

4

Nov 4

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 4

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Nov 28

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

7

Nov 29

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Nov 30

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Dec 4

first coat of oil

10

Dec 5

second coat of oil

11

Dec 6

third coat of oil

12

Dec 7

fourth coat of oil

13

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

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

 
Original Wood Set