Cascade Series

 

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Sep 26, 2017
Committed Completion: Nov 22, 2017
Projected Completion: Oct 23, 2017

  • Figured Sycamore back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Leaf Inlay markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & Maple Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

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 9

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 9

glue in tail block

3

Sep 10

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

4

Sep 11

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 11

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 21

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

7

Oct 10

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

Oct 11

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Oct 12

first coat of oil

 

10

Oct 16

second coat of oil

 

11

Oct 17

third coat of oil

 

12

Oct 18

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Oct 19

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Oct 23

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

 
Original Wood Set