" My new uke baby is fantastic- hand-crafting on the top of the line- can't be better!!!"

- Pelle M.

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Mar 30, 2016
Completed: Apr 13, 2016

  • Master Grade Curly Mango top, back & sides

  • Maple & Walnut Rope body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • Ebony & Maple Signature Headplate

  • L.R. Baggs Five.O

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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Front

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Pelle M.

Master Grade Curly Mango

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Mar 9

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 10

glue in tail block

3

Mar 14

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

4

Mar 15

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 16

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Mar 17

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

7

Mar 18

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Mar 23

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 13

first coat of oil

 

10

Mar 24

second coat of oil

11

Apr 4

third coat of oil

12

Apr 5

fourth coat of oil

13

Apr 11

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Apr 12

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

Original Wood Set