Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Mar 20, 2018
Committed Completion: May 16, 2018
Projected Completion: Apr 16, 2018

  • Figured Sycamore top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & 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: 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 9

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jan 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 19

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

7

Feb 20

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 23

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 5

first coat of oil

 

10

Apr 9

second coat of oil

 

11

Apr 10

third coat of oil

 

12

Apr 11

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Apr 12

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Apr 16

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

 
Original Wood Set