Cascade Series

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Apr 18, 2013
Completed: Apr 25, 2013

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

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


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Front

Full Front

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle

Tenor Cutaway Classic

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 11

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 11

glue in tail block

3

Apr 15

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

4

Apr 15

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 18

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 18

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

7

Apr 19

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Apr 19

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 22

first coat of oil

10

Apr 22

second coat of oil

11

Apr 23

third coat of oil

12

Apr 23

fourth coat of oil

13

Apr 24

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Apr 25

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

Original Wood Set