" I guess what I am asking [about the 6-string] is: are the wound strings and low G tuning a Mya-Moe speciality? It's fantastic nonetheless. Thanks for letting me babble and not really asking a question. Love the uke. Looking forward to the next one!"

- Justin N.

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Jan 08, 2013
Completed: Jan 30, 2013

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Maple & Walnut Rope body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

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

Jan 8

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jan 9

glue in tail block

3

Jan 10

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

4

Jan 30

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jan 14

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 15

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

7

Jan 16

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jan 21

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jan 28

first coat of oil

10

Jan 23

second coat of oil

11

Jan 24

third coat of oil

12

Jan 28

fourth coat of oil

13

Jan 29

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jan 30

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

Original Wood Set