" Love my Beansprout!"

- Randy C.

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Jun 14, 2012
Completed: Jul 25, 2012

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

  • Brass hardware

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Ebony & 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.

 

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jun 14

glue on headplate and heel cap

2

Jun 18

trim headplate and drill tuner holes

3

Jun 19

drill hardware holes in rim

4

Jun 20

sand rim

5

Jun 21

install frets

6

Jun 25

glue fretboard onto neck

7

Jun 26

shape neck

8

Jun 27

shape & glue in dowel stick

9

Jun 28

first coat of finish

10

Jul 19

second coat of finish

11

Jul 23

third coat of finish

12

Jul 24

fourth coat of finish

13

Jul 25

assemble pot, install tuners, bridge and nut

14

Jul 25

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

Original Wood Set