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This instrument is available for purchase.
Includes premium hard case

$1450.00

 

Scheduled Start Date: Apr 10, 2019
Completed: Apr 30, 2019

  • Common Koa top, back & sides

  • Maple & Walnut Rope body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & Maple Signature Headplate

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

 

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

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 10

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 11

glue in tail block

3

Apr 15

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

4

Apr 16

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 17

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 19

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

7

Apr 24

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Apr 24

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 24

first coat of oil

10

Apr 25

second coat of oil

11

Apr 26

third coat of oil

12

Apr 28

fourth coat of oil

13

Apr 29

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Apr 30

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

Original Wood Set