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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Sep 11, 2017
Committed Completion: Oct 24, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 05, 2017

  • Black & White Ebony top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

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

 

Wood Grade: Specialty
Wood Availability: This wood is temporarily available. Quantity is very limited.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Aug 29

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Aug 30

glue in tail block, rout sound ports in top, install soundwell

3

Sep 2

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

4

Sep 5

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 5

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 6

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

7

Sep 11

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Sep 12

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Sep 13

first coat of oil

10

Sep 18

second coat of oil

11

Sep 19

third coat of oil

12

Sep 20

fourth coat of oil

13

Sep 21

apply lemon oil, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

14

final fretwork, cut nut, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set