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Scheduled Start Date: Aug 03, 2018
Committed Completion: Sep 21, 2018
Projected Completion: Aug 22, 2018

  • Cocobolo back & sides

  • Sitka Spruce top

  • Ebony body binding

  • Black wood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • Ebony & Maple Signature Headplate

Hand-crafted in the USA by Cary Kelly. 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

Aug 2

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Aug 3

glue in tail block

3

Aug 12

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

4

Aug 13

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Aug 14

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

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

 

7

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

first coat of oil

 

10

second coat of oil

 

11

third coat of oil

 

12

fourth coat of oil

 

13

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

 

14

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

 
Original Wood Set