" It is absolutely perfect, just as I imagined in every aspect.  It's a delight to play and look at  :-)  Y'all have some incredible craftsmanship and attention to detail going on over there.  I'm so glad I chose you for my custom uke. The tonal quality and character are sweet to the ear."

- Jordan G.

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Feb 01, 2017
Completed: Feb 16, 2017

  • East Indian Rosewood back & sides

  • Curly Redwood top

  • Ebony body binding

  • No rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Solid Wood Headplate to Match Body

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

 

Wood Grade: Classic
Wood Availability: Sorry. This wood is no longer available.

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jan 24

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jan 25

glue in tail block

3

Jan 26

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

4

Jan 30

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jan 31

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 1

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

7

Feb 2

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 6

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Feb 7

first coat of oil

10

Feb 8

second coat of oil

11

Feb 9

third coat of oil

12

Feb 13

fourth coat of oil

13

Feb 14

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Feb 15

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

Original Wood Set