Secret Vault Series

 

 

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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Sep 01, 2021
Committed Completion: Oct 27, 2021
Projected Completion: Sep 29, 2021

  • 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

Sep 1

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 2

glue in tail block

3

Sep 7

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

4

Sep 8

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 10

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 15

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

 
Original Wood Set