Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Sep 14, 2017
Committed Completion: Nov 10, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 11, 2017

  • Walnut back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Leaf Inlay markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Walnut & Maple Signature Headplate

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

 

Wood Grade: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Aug 31

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 4

glue in tail block

3

Sep 5

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

4

Sep 7

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 7

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 12

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

7

Sep 13

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Sep 18

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Sep 19

first coat of oil

10

Sep 20

second coat of oil

11

Sep 21

third coat of oil

12

Oct 9

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Oct 10

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Oct 11

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

 
Original Wood Set