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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Mar 01, 2018
Committed Completion: May 04, 2018
Projected Completion: Apr 04, 2018

  • Curly Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Maple & Walnut Rope body binding

  • Rope 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Dec 30

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 31

glue in tail block

3

Jan 5

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

4

Jan 6

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jan 6

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 9

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

7

Feb 12

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 13

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Feb 16

first coat of oil

10

Feb 17

second coat of oil

11

Feb 19

third coat of oil

12

Feb 20

fourth coat of oil

13

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

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

 
Original Wood Set