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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Mar 19, 2018
Committed Completion: May 12, 2018
Projected Completion: Apr 12, 2018

  • Master Grade Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Bloodwood body binding with Abalone purfling on top and back

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Special Inlay 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: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jan 5

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jan 5

glue in tail block

3

Jan 6

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

4

Jan 8

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jan 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 17

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

7

Feb 19

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 20

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Feb 23

first coat of oil

10

Apr 5

second coat of oil

 

11

Apr 9

third coat of oil

 

12

Apr 10

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Apr 11

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Apr 12

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

 
Original Wood Set