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Scheduled Start Date: Feb 14, 2018
Completed: Feb 10, 2018

  • Fiddleback Maple top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • Ebony & Maple Signature Headplate

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

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Dec 11

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 11

glue in tail block, rout sound ports in top, install soundwell

3

Dec 12

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

4

Dec 12

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Dec 26

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 24

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

7

Jan 26

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jan 29

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jan 31

first coat of oil

10

Feb 2

second coat of oil

11

Feb 5

third coat of oil

12

Feb 7

fourth coat of oil

13

Feb 8

apply lemon oil, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

14

Feb 9

final fretwork, cut nut, put in tuners, put on strings

Original Wood Set