" You have sent me my dream ukulele!!! I always wanted a uke with a redwood sounding board and this one is everything I expected. I have been playing it almost non-stop and it is opening up and sounding better and better. Mya-Moe really does create magic."

- William F.

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Apr 13, 2017
Completed: May 04, 2017

  • East Indian Rosewood back & sides

  • Straight-Grain Redwood top

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

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

Apr 10

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 11

glue in tail block

3

Apr 12

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

4

Apr 13

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 17

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 20

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 24

first coat of oil

10

Apr 25

second coat of oil

11

Apr 26

third coat of oil

12

Apr 27

fourth coat of oil

13

May 1

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

May 3

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

Original Wood Set