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Scheduled Start Date: Apr 25, 2011
Completed: May 24, 2011

  • Curly Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

Hand-crafted in the USA by Gordon & Char Mayer. 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

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

Craig Chee

Untitled 47, an original

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 25

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

May 2

glue in tail block

3

May 3

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

4

May 4

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 5

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 9

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

7

May 10

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

May 11

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

May 16

first coat of oil

10

May 17

second coat of oil

11

May 18

third coat of oil

12

May 19

fourth coat of oil

13

May 20

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

May 24

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

Original Wood Set