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Your instrument is due to start Jan 15.
Scheduled Start Date: Jan 15, 2018
Committed Completion: Mar 10, 2018
Projected Completion: Feb 08, 2018

  • Quilted Maple top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony 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: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Nov 24

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 24

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

3

Nov 25

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

4

Nov 26

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 26

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 23

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

 

7

Jan 24

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Jan 25

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Jan 29

first coat of oil

 

10

Jan 30

second coat of oil

 

11

Jan 31

third coat of oil

 

12

Feb 1

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Feb 7

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

 

14

Feb 8

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

 
Original Wood Set