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Scheduled Start Date: Mar 13, 2018
Committed Completion: May 09, 2018
Projected Completion: Apr 09, 2018

  • Master Grade Myrtle back & sides

  • Port Orford Cedar top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & Maple Signature Headplate

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

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Dec 31

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jan 8

glue in tail block

3

Jan 9

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

4

Jan 9

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jan 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Mar 21

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

 

7

Mar 22

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Mar 26

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Mar 27

first coat of oil

 

10

Mar 28

second coat of oil

 

11

Mar 29

third coat of oil

 

12

Apr 4

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Apr 5

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Apr 9

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

 
Original Wood Set