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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Dec 14, 2017
Committed Completion: Feb 22, 2018
Projected Completion: Jan 23, 2018

  • Curly Koa back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Ebony body binding

  • Black wood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & No markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Ebony & 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 6

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 7

glue in tail block

3

Nov 8

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

4

Nov 9

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Dec 6

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

7

Dec 7

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jan 11

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Jan 15

first coat of oil

 

10

Jan 16

second coat of oil

 

11

Jan 17

third coat of oil

 

12

Jan 18

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jan 22

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Jan 23

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

 
Original Wood Set