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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Feb 08, 2018
Committed Completion: Apr 11, 2018
Projected Completion: Mar 12, 2018

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Bloodwood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • Custom 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: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Dec 9

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 9

glue in tail block

3

Dec 10

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

4

Dec 11

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Dec 12

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 19

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

7

Jan 22

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 21

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

Feb 22

first coat of oil

 

10

Feb 26

second coat of oil

 

11

Feb 27

third coat of oil

 

12

Feb 28

fourth coat of oil

 

13

Mar 1

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

Mar 12

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

 
Original Wood Set