(scroll down for more photos)

 

Share this UkeTracker page on Facebook:

Scheduled Start Date: Jan 26, 2011
Completed: Feb 23, 2011

  • Master Grade Koa top, back & sides

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone 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. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

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

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

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, 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, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jan 30

first coat of oil

10

Dec 30

second coat of oil

11

Jan 30

third coat of oil

12

Dec 30

fourth coat of oil

13

Dec 30

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jan 30

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

Original Wood Set