" My concert banjo-uke arrived and all I could say was WOW!  I love the sound!  I have 3 other banjo-ukes, but none have this sweet and clear voice.   I played it at our uke jam last night, and several people kept turning around to ask about this little treasure.   It got passed around the group, since everyone wanted to give it a strum!  I've been playing it non-stop since getting it.  Thanks, I love it!"

- Jeffrey K.

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Jan 18, 2016
Completed: Jan 26, 2016

Note: This was a demo instrument (for Aaron to use all of 2016) and has been discounted. It is in excellent condition.

  • Cascade Series Wood Myrtle rim & neck with a hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Brass hardware

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Rope binding

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & Maple Signature Headplate

  • Abalone inlays

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

 

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

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Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

glue on headplate and heel cap

 

2

Jan 11

trim headplate and drill tuner holes

3

Jan 12

drill hardware holes in rim

4

Jan 12

sand rim

5

Jan 11

install frets

6

Jan 13

glue fretboard onto neck

7

Jan 13

shape neck

8

Jan 15

shape & glue in dowel stick

9

Jan 15

first coat of finish

10

Jan 16

second coat of finish

11

Jan 17

third coat of finish

12

Jan 19

fourth coat of finish

13

Jan 22

assemble pot, install tuners, bridge and nut

14

Jan 22

put on strings, (put in pickup, if any)