Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Feb 01, 2018
Committed Completion: Mar 15, 2018
Projected Completion: Feb 28, 2018

  • Figured Sycamore top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding & Leaf Inlay 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 4

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 5

glue in tail block

3

Dec 6

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

4

Dec 8

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Dec 8

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 16

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

7

Jan 17

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jan 19

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jan 22

first coat of oil

10

Feb 21

second coat of oil

 

11

Feb 22

third coat of oil

 

12

Feb 26

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Feb 27

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Feb 28

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

 
Original Wood Set