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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Nov 12, 2019
Committed Completion: Jan 16, 2020
Projected Completion: Dec 12, 2019

  • Master Grade Koa top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

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

 

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

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Nov 12

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 13

glue in tail block

3

Nov 15

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

4

Nov 18

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 21

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Nov 26

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

7

Nov 27

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Nov 29

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Nov 29

first coat of oil

10

Dec 2

second coat of oil

11

Dec 4

third coat of oil

12

Dec 5

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