Secret Vault Series

 

 

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Your instrument is due to start Jan 09.
Scheduled Start Date: Jan 09, 2018
Committed Completion: Mar 02, 2018
Projected Completion: Jan 31, 2018

#24 of the Secret Vault Series

  • Master Grade Koa top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

Hand-crafted in the USA by Gordon & Char Mayer and Aaron Keim. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Specialty
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jan 9

bend sides, glue in neck block

 

2

Jan 10

glue in tail block

 

3

Jan 11

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

 

4

Jan 15

brace top, glue back onto sides

 

5

Jan 16

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

 

6

Jan 17

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

 

7

Jan 18

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Jan 22

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Jan 23

first coat of oil

 

10

Jan 24

second coat of oil

 

11

Jan 25

third coat of oil

 

12

Jan 29

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jan 30

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Jan 31

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

 
Original Wood Set