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Scheduled Start Date: Jul 14, 2017
Completed: Jul 22, 2017

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding

  • Koa rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom 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

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jul 14

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 14

glue in tail block

3

Jul 15

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

4

Jul 16

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jul 16

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jul 16

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

7

Jul 16

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jul 17

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jul 18

first coat of oil

10

Jul 18

second coat of oil

11

Jul 19

third coat of oil

12

Jul 20

fourth coat of oil

13

Jul 21

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jul 22

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

Original Wood Set