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Scheduled Start Date: Apr 26, 2019
Committed Completion: Jun 16, 2019
Projected Completion: May 17, 2019

  • Figured Sycamore back & sides

  • Sitka Spruce top

  • Koa body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

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

 

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

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 26

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 27

glue in tail block

3

Apr 28

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

4

Apr 29

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 19

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 20

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