Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Feb 12, 2018
Committed Completion: Apr 12, 2018
Projected Completion: Mar 13, 2018

  • Figured Sycamore top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding & No 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Dec 9

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 9

glue in tail block

3

Feb 14

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 22

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

7

Feb 21

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Feb 22

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Feb 26

first coat of oil

 

10

Feb 27

second coat of oil

 

11

Feb 28

third coat of oil

 

12

Mar 1

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Mar 12

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Mar 13

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

 
Original Wood Set