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Scheduled Start Date: Nov 30, 2011
Completed: Jan 10, 2012

  • Figured Mahogany top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Leopardwood & Maple 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.

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

David Lindley

Playing his Mahogany Mya-Moe Baritone in Reno

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Nov 30

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 30

glue in tail block

3

Dec 1

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

4

Dec 8

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Dec 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Dec 12

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

7

Dec 13

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Dec 13

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Dec 14

first coat of oil

10

Jan 4

second coat of oil

11

Jan 5

third coat of oil

12

Jan 6

fourth coat of oil

13

Jan 9

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jan 10

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