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Scheduled Start Date: Sep 06, 2019
Committed Completion: Nov 01, 2019
Projected Completion: Oct 04, 2019

  • Master Grade Myrtle back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Ebony body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

  • Schatten Designs Biscuit Bridge pickup

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

Sep 6

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 9

glue in tail block, rout sound ports in top, install soundwell

3

Sep 11

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

4

Sep 12

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 16

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 17

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

7

Sep 18

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Sep 19

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Sep 20

first coat of oil

10

second coat of oil

 

11

third coat of oil

 

12

fourth coat of oil

 

13

apply lemon oil, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

 

14

final fretwork, cut nut, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set