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Scheduled Start Date: Oct 01, 2013
Completed: Oct 31, 2013

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany 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

Front

Full Front

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

Brian Scartocci feat. Austin Roach

Unchained Melody (Righteous Brothers Cover)

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 30

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Oct 1

glue in tail block

3

Oct 7

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

4

Oct 8

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Oct 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Oct 9

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

7

Oct 15

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Oct 21

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Oct 22

first coat of oil

10

Oct 23

second coat of oil

11

Oct 27

third coat of oil

12

Oct 28

fourth coat of oil

13

Oct 29

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Oct 31

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

Original Wood Set