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Scheduled Start Date: May 27, 2017
Completed: Jun 08, 2017

  • Chocolate Heart Mango 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: Classic
Wood Availability: Sorry, this wood is no longer available.

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

May 28

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

May 28

glue in tail block

3

May 29

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

4

May 31

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 1

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jun 3

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jun 3

first coat of oil

10

Jun 4

second coat of oil

11

Jun 5

third coat of oil

12

Jun 6

fourth coat of oil

13

Jun 7

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jun 8

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

Original Wood Set