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Scheduled Start Date: Nov 05, 2019
Committed Completion: Dec 31, 2019
Projected Completion: Dec 10, 2019

  • Curly Cherry back & sides

  • Sitka Spruce top

  • Maple body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone 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

Nov 7

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 8

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

3

Nov 12

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

4

brace top, glue back onto sides

 

5

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

 

6

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, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

 

14

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

 
Original Wood Set