Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Dec 13, 2017
Committed Completion: Feb 21, 2018
Projected Completion: Jan 22, 2018

  • Curly Myrtle back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Walnut body binding

  • 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Nov 4

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 6

glue in tail block, rout sound ports in top, install soundwell

3

Nov 7

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

4

Nov 8

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 8

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 11

first coat of oil

 

10

Jan 15

second coat of oil

 

11

Jan 16

third coat of oil

 

12

Jan 17

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jan 18

apply lemon oil, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

 

14

Jan 22

final fretwork, cut nut, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set