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This instrument is available for purchase.
Includes premium hard case

$2200.00

 

Scheduled Start Date: Apr 05, 2019
Completed: Apr 26, 2019

  • Master Grade Koa back & sides

  • Straight-Grain Redwood top

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

Hand-crafted in the USA by Cary Kelly. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Specialty
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

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Front

Full Front

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

CWD #2561

Jon Rogers of Sofa Kings demos this Master Grade Koa and Redwood Tenor with a K&K pickup

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 5

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 5

glue in tail block

3

Apr 8

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

4

Apr 9

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 10

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 15

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

7

Apr 18

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Apr 19

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 20

first coat of oil

10

Apr 22

second coat of oil

11

Apr 23

third coat of oil

12

Apr 24

fourth coat of oil

13

Apr 25

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Apr 26

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

Original Wood Set