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Scheduled Start Date: May 30, 2017
Completed: Jun 16, 2017

  • Curly Koa top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

May 24

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

May 29

glue in tail block

3

May 29

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

4

May 30

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 31

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jun 1

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

7

Jun 5

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jun 6

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jun 7

first coat of oil

10

Jun 8

second coat of oil

11

Jun 12

third coat of oil

12

Jun 13

fourth coat of oil

13

Jun 14

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jun 15

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

Original Wood Set