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Scheduled Start Date: Jan 29, 2018
Committed Completion: Mar 24, 2018
Projected Completion: Feb 22, 2018

  • Fiddleback Maple back & sides

  • Engelmann Spruce top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • 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

Dec 7

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 7

glue in tail block

3

Dec 8

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

4

Dec 9

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Dec 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 10

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

7

Jan 12

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jan 15

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jan 16

first coat of oil

10

Jan 17

second coat of oil

11

Jan 19

third coat of oil

12

Jan 22

fourth coat of oil

13

Feb 21

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Feb 22

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

 
Original Wood Set