Eddie Vedder Replica

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Sep 30, 2011
Completed: Oct 27, 2011

  • Striped Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Vintage ivoroid body and soundhole binding

  • No rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Pearl markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Ebony & Maple Signature Headplate

Note: Ivoroid binding is no longer offered (maple is a great alternative)

 

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

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Oct 1

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Oct 3

glue in tail block

3

Oct 3

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

4

Oct 4

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Oct 5

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

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

 

7

Oct 10

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Oct 11

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Oct 11

first coat of oil

10

Oct 12

second coat of oil

11

Oct 14

third coat of oil

12

Oct 17

fourth coat of oil

13

Oct 18

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Oct 27

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