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Scheduled Start Date: Mar 15, 2018
Committed Completion: May 11, 2018
Projected Completion: Apr 11, 2018

  • Curly Myrtle back & sides

  • Curly Port Orford Cedar top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Solid Wood Headplate to Match Body

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

Jan 4

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jan 5

glue in tail block

3

Jan 5

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

4

Jan 8

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jan 8

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 16

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

7

Feb 17

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 19

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Feb 20

first coat of oil

10

Feb 23

second coat of oil

11

Apr 5

third coat of oil

 

12

Apr 9

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Apr 10

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Apr 11

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

 
Original Wood Set