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Scheduled Start Date: Apr 06, 2011
Completed: May 16, 2011

  • Common Koa top, back & sides

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Pearl markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

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

 

Wood Grade: Tradition
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

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 24

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Aug 24

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Aug 23

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

7

Aug 23

shape neck, dress fret ends

8

Jan 30

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jan 30

first coat of oil

10

Jan 30

second coat of oil

11

Jan 30

third coat of oil

12

Jan 30

fourth coat of oil

13

Jan 30

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Dec 30

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

Original Wood Set