Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Dec 12, 2017
Committed Completion: Feb 17, 2018
Projected Completion: Jan 18, 2018

  • Red Maple back & sides

  • Curly Port Orford Cedar top

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple 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: Sorry, this wood is currently not available.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Nov 3

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 4

glue in tail block

3

Nov 6

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

4

Nov 6

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 7

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Dec 5

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

7

Dec 6

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Dec 7

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jan 10

first coat of oil

 

10

Jan 11

second coat of oil

 

11

Jan 15

third coat of oil

 

12

Jan 16

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jan 17

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Jan 18

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

 
Original Wood Set