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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Jan 30, 2018
Committed Completion: Mar 28, 2018
Projected Completion: Feb 26, 2018

  • Figured Mahogany top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Bloodwood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

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

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Dec 3

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 4

glue in tail block

3

Dec 5

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

4

Dec 9

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Dec 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 12

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

7

Jan 15

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jan 16

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jan 17

first coat of oil

10

Jan 19

second coat of oil

11

Jan 22

third coat of oil

12

Feb 21

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Feb 22

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Feb 26

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

 
Original Wood Set