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Scheduled Start Date: Dec 06, 2017
Completed: Dec 14, 2017

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding with Abalone purfling on top and back

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony 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: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Oct 31

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 1

glue in tail block

3

Nov 3

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

4

Nov 4

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 4

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Nov 29

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

7

Nov 30

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Dec 4

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Dec 5

first coat of oil

10

Dec 6

second coat of oil

11

Dec 7

third coat of oil

12

Dec 11

fourth coat of oil

13

Dec 12

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Dec 13

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

Original Wood Set