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Scheduled Start Date: Feb 22, 2018
Completed: Feb 20, 2018

  • East Indian Rosewood back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Bloodwood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

Hand-crafted in the USA by Gordon & Char Mayer and Aaron Keim. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Classic
Wood Availability: Sorry. This wood is no longer available.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Dec 26

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 26

glue in tail block

3

Dec 27

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

4

Dec 28

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Dec 28

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 5

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

7

Feb 7

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 8

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Feb 9

first coat of oil

10

Feb 12

second coat of oil

11

Feb 13

third coat of oil

12

Feb 16

fourth coat of oil

13

Feb 17

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Feb 19

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

Original Wood Set