" Our surgery center is right next door to our office where the latest addition to my Maya-Moe uke family arrived earlier today...I couldn't resist busting out a couple of tunes between cases, the patients loved it!

Thanks again for another quality instrument."

- Jim M.

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Aug 22, 2012
Completed: Sep 12, 2012

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Black wood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom 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: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

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Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Aug 22

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Aug 23

glue in tail block

3

Aug 27

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

4

Aug 28

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Aug 30

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Aug 31

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

7

Sep 3

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Sep 4

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Sep 5

first coat of oil

10

Sep 6

second coat of oil

11

Sep 7

third coat of oil

12

Sep 10

fourth coat of oil

13

Sep 11

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Sep 12

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

Original Wood Set