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Scheduled Start Date: May 30, 2018
Committed Completion: Jul 26, 2018
Projected Completion: Jun 26, 2018

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone 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

Mar 8

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 8

glue in tail block

3

Mar 8

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

4

Mar 12

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 12

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 18

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

7

Apr 19

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Apr 20

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 23

first coat of oil

10

Apr 23

second coat of oil

11

Apr 25

third coat of oil

12

Apr 26

fourth coat of oil

13

Jun 25

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Jun 26

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

 
Original Wood Set