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Scheduled Start Date: May 16, 2012
Completed: May 27, 2012

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

  • Brass hardware

  • Radiused Maple fretboard

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

  • Abalone inlays

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

 

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

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Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

glue on headplate and heel cap

 

2

trim headplate and drill tuner holes

 

3

May 15

drill hardware holes in rim

4

May 16

sand rim

5

May 16

install frets

6

glue fretboard onto neck

 

7

shape neck

 

8

May 16

shape & glue in dowel stick

9

May 21

first coat of finish

10

May 22

second coat of finish

11

May 23

third coat of finish

12

May 24

fourth coat of finish

13

May 24

assemble pot, install tuners, bridge and nut

14

May 24

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

Original Wood Set