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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Jan 31, 2018
Committed Completion: Mar 29, 2018
Projected Completion: Feb 27, 2018

  • Quilted Mahogany top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple 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

Dec 8

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 10

glue in tail block

3

Dec 11

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

4

Dec 12

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Dec 12

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 15

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

7

Jan 16

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jan 17

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jan 19

first coat of oil

10

Jan 22

second coat of oil

11

Feb 21

third coat of oil

 

12

Feb 22

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Feb 26

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Feb 27

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

 
Original Wood Set