Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Jan 25, 2018
Committed Completion: Mar 23, 2018
Projected Completion: Feb 21, 2018

  • Curly Cherry back & sides

  • Port Orford Cedar top

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar 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: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Nov 27

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 27

glue in tail block

3

Dec 4

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

4

Dec 5

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Dec 5

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 9

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

7

Jan 10

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jan 12

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jan 15

first coat of oil

10

Jan 16

second coat of oil

11

Jan 17

third coat of oil

12

Jan 19

fourth coat of oil

13

Feb 20

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Feb 21

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

 
Original Wood Set