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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Dec 20, 2017
Committed Completion: Feb 28, 2018
Projected Completion: Jan 29, 2018

  • Curly Koa top, back & sides

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Nov 7

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 8

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

3

Nov 9

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

4

Nov 11

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 11

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 15

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

 

7

Jan 16

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Jan 17

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Jan 18

first coat of oil

 

10

Jan 22

second coat of oil

 

11

Jan 23

third coat of oil

 

12

Jan 24

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jan 25

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

 

14

Jan 29

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

 
Original Wood Set