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Scheduled Start Date: Aug 12, 2011
Completed: Sep 05, 2011

  • Figured Mahogany top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

  • Fishman Prefix Pro Blend 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

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

James Hill

At the Mighty Uke Day III

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Aug 12

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Aug 13

glue in tail block

3

Aug 14

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

4

Aug 17

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Aug 18

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Aug 19

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

7

Aug 22

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Aug 23

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Aug 24

first coat of oil

10

Aug 25

second coat of oil

11

Aug 29

third coat of oil

12

Aug 30

fourth coat of oil

13

Aug 31

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Sep 5

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