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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Nov 01, 2017
Committed Completion: Apr 17, 2018
Projected Completion: Apr 17, 2018

  • Walnut back & sides

  • Sitka Spruce top

  • Bloodwood body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Abalone rosette

  • High gloss finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler 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.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 26

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 26

glue in tail block

3

Sep 27

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

4

Oct 17

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Oct 17

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Nov 1

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

7

Nov 2

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

prep for finish, tape off for spraying

 

9

fill pores

 

10

gloss topcoat

 

11

buff finish

 

12

glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

13

glue on bridge

 

14

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

 
Original Wood Set