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Scheduled Start Date: Jun 06, 2018
Committed Completion: Jul 19, 2018
Projected Completion: Jun 28, 2018

  • Figured Mahogany back & sides

  • Curly Port Orford Cedar top

  • Maple & Walnut Rope body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • 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

Mar 9

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 9

glue in tail block

3

Mar 10

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

4

Mar 11

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 11

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 19

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

7

Apr 20

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Apr 23

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 23

first coat of oil

10

Apr 25

second coat of oil

11

Apr 26

third coat of oil

12

fourth coat of oil

 

13

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

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

 
Original Wood Set