" My uke has arrived safe and sound. She is easy to play, easy to listen to, and easy to look at. Exactly what I ordered..."

- Tim G.

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Jun 03, 2013
Completed: Jun 28, 2013

  • Chocolate Heart Mango top, back & sides

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Pearl markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Leopardwood & Maple 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: Classic
Wood Availability: Sorry, this wood is no longer available.

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jun 2

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jun 3

glue in tail block

3

Jun 4

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

4

Jun 10

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jun 11

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jun 11

clean up body, rout dovetail, drill tuner holes, glue fretboard onto neck

7

Jun 16

shape neck, dress fret ends

8

Jun 17

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jun 17

first coat of oil

10

Jun 18

second coat of oil

11

Jun 24

third coat of oil

12

Jun 25

fourth coat of oil

13

Jun 26

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jun 28

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

Original Wood Set