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Scheduled Start Date: Dec 18, 2017
Committed Completion: Feb 23, 2018
Projected Completion: Jan 24, 2018

  • Master Grade Curly Mango top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Solid Wood Headplate to Match Body

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

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

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 9

clean up body, rout dovetail, drill tuner holes, glue fretboard onto neck, rout binding channels & glue in top binding (if any)

7

Jan 11

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding (if any)

 

8

Jan 15

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Jan 16

first coat of oil

 

10

Jan 17

second coat of oil

 

11

Jan 18

third coat of oil

 

12

Jan 22

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jan 23

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Jan 24

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

 
Original Wood Set