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Your instrument is due to start Aug 01.
Scheduled Start Date: Aug 01, 2018
Committed Completion: Sep 21, 2018
Projected Completion: Aug 22, 2018

  • top, back & sides

  • Radiused fretboard with binding & markers

  • neck

Hand-crafted in the USA by Gordon & Char Mayer and Aaron Keim. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Tradition
Wood Availability:

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

bend sides, glue in neck block

 

2

glue in tail block

 

3

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

 

4

brace top, glue back onto sides

 

5

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

 

6

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

 

7

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

first coat of oil

 

10

second coat of oil

 

11

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