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Scheduled Start Date: Nov 08, 2011
Completed: Dec 17, 2011

  • Cascade Series Wood Maple rim & neck stained Amber with a hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Brass hardware

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

  • Pearl inlays

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

Note: we no longer stain the banjo wood (but we offer several different natural wood choices)

 

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

 

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Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Nov 8

glue on headplate and heel cap

2

Nov 8

trim headplate and drill tuner holes

3

Nov 9

drill hardware holes in rim

4

Nov 14

sand rim

5

Nov 14

install frets

6

Nov 15

glue fretboard onto neck

7

Nov 15

shape neck

8

Nov 15

shape & glue in dowel stick

9

Nov 16

first coat of finish

10

Nov 17

second coat of finish

11

Nov 19

third coat of finish

12

Nov 20

fourth coat of finish

13

Nov 21

assemble pot, install tuners, bridge and nut

14

put on strings, (put in pickup, if any)