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Scheduled Start Date: Jul 23, 2017
Completed: Jul 31, 2017

  • Fiddleback Mahogany top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • 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: Sorry, this wood is not available at this time.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jul 23

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 24

glue in tail block

3

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

 

4

Jul 25

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jul 25

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jul 25

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

7

Jul 26

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jul 27

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jul 27

first coat of oil

10

Jul 27

second coat of oil

11

Jul 28

third coat of oil

12

Jul 29

fourth coat of oil

13

Jul 30

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jul 31

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

Original Wood Set