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Scheduled Start Date: Mar 30, 2011
Completed: May 04, 2011

  • Master Grade Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Abalone rosette

  • High gloss polyester finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

  • Fishman Prefix Pro Blend pickup

Custom rosette, custom bridge, custom headstock

 

Hand-crafted in the USA by Gordon & Char Mayer. 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

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

Paul Luongo

Paul Luongo covers "Ring of Fire" with his new Myrtle Classic

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Aug 24

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Aug 24

glue in tail block

3

Aug 24

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

4

Aug 23

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Aug 24

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Aug 24

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

7

Aug 24

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jan 30

prep for finish, tape off for spraying

9

Jan 30

fill pores twice

10

Aug 24

first coat of poly topcoat

11

Aug 24

second coat of poly topcoat

12

Aug 24

sand & buff finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

13

Aug 23

glue on bridge

14

Aug 24

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