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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Sep 18, 2017
Committed Completion: Nov 11, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 12, 2017

  • Figured Sycamore top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding

  • Koa rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom 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

Sep 4

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 5

glue in tail block

3

Sep 6

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 13

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

7

Sep 18

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Sep 19

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Sep 20

first coat of oil

10

Sep 21

second coat of oil

11

Oct 9

third coat of oil

 

12

Oct 10

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Oct 11

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Oct 12

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

 
Original Wood Set