Natural Wonders Series

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Jun 04, 2011
Completed: Jul 13, 2011

  • Master Grade Koa top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • No rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

Natural Wonders Series

 

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

 

Wood Grade: Specialty
Wood Availability: Natural Wonders Series - no longer available.

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

Lady A

Playing “Good Life” in a dressing room jam!

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 23

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, 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

Jan 30

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