" I am so lovin my myrtle tenor, #767 to be exact. It's voice is so throaty and soulful, it reminds me of old Gibson J-45 acoustic guitars. It's warm, rich and suits my playing so well. I can't thank you enough for the obvious love and care that goes into your work. G/C! I love the uke, I love you and I love life. Thanks so much!"

- Kevin C.

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Jun 21, 2012
Completed: Jul 23, 2012

  • Striped Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Pearl markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • Ebony & 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.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

Striped Myrtle

Tenor Tradition

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jun 21

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jun 25

glue in tail block

3

Jun 26

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

4

Jun 27

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jun 28

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jul 2

clean up body, rout dovetail, drill tuner holes, glue fretboard onto neck

7

Jul 12

shape neck, dress fret ends

8

Jul 13

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jul 16

first coat of oil

10

Jul 17

second coat of oil

11

Jul 18

third coat of oil

12

Jul 19

fourth coat of oil

13

Jul 21

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jul 23

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

Original Wood Set