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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Jul 19, 2017
Committed Completion: Aug 29, 2017
Projected Completion: Jul 30, 2017

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut 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

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jul 19

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 20

glue in tail block

3

Jul 20

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

4

Jul 20

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

 

6

Jul 21

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

7

Jul 22

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jul 22

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

first coat of oil

 

10

second coat of oil

 

11

third coat of oil

 

12

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