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Scheduled Start Date: Apr 23, 2019
Completed: May 20, 2019

  • Chocolate Heart Mango top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple 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: Classic
Wood Availability: Sorry, this wood is no longer available.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

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Front

Full Front

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Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 25

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 29

glue in tail block

3

Apr 29

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

4

Apr 30

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 6

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 7

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

7

May 9

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

May 13

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

May 14

first coat of oil

10

May 15

second coat of oil

11

May 16

third coat of oil

12

May 17

fourth coat of oil

13

May 18

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

May 20

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

Original Wood Set