Natural Wonders Series

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Jun 04, 2011
Completed: Jul 13, 2011

  • Master Grade Koa top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • No rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

Natural Wonders Series

 

Hand-crafted in the USA by Gordon & Char Mayer and Aaron Keim. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Specialty
Wood Availability: Natural Wonders Series - no longer available.

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

Lady Antebellum

Playing “Good Life” in a dressing room jam!

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jun 3

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jun 6

glue in tail block

3

Jun 7

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

4

Jun 8

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jun 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jun 11

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

7

Jul 1

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jul 2

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jul 4

first coat of oil

10

Jul 6

second coat of oil

11

Jul 9

third coat of oil

12

Jul 11

fourth coat of oil

13

Jul 12

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jul 13

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