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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Jan 10, 2018
Committed Completion: Mar 03, 2018
Projected Completion: Feb 01, 2018

  • Black & White Ebony back & sides

  • Biscuit Ridge Fire Port Orford Cedar top

  • Ebony body binding

  • Black wood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar 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: Specialty
Wood Availability: This wood is temporarily available. Quantity is very limited.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Nov 11

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 12

glue in tail block

3

Nov 24

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

4

Nov 25

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 25

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 18

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

 

7

Jan 22

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Jan 23

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Jan 24

first coat of oil

 

10

Jan 25

second coat of oil

 

11

Jan 29

third coat of oil

 

12

Jan 30

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Jan 31

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Feb 1

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

 
Original Wood Set