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Scheduled Start Date: Nov 15, 2019
Committed Completion: Jan 10, 2020
Projected Completion: Dec 20, 2019

  • Fiddleback Maple back & sides

  • Curly Port Orford Cedar top

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Bloodwood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Solid Wood Headplate to Match Body

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 14

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 15

glue in tail block

3

Nov 18

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

4

Nov 21

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 22

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Nov 27

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

7

Nov 29

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Dec 2

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Dec 4

first coat of oil

10

Dec 5

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