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Scheduled Start Date: Jan 06, 2020
Committed Completion: Mar 02, 2020
Projected Completion: Feb 03, 2020

  • Black & White Ebony back & sides

  • Straight-Grain Port Orford Cedar top

  • Maple body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Ebony & Maple Signature Headplate

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

 

Wood Grade: Specialty
Wood Availability: This wood is temporarily available. Quantity is very limited.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jan 6

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jan 7

glue in tail block

3

Jan 8

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

4

Jan 11

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jan 13

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 14

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

7

Jan 15

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jan 18

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

first coat of oil

 

10

Jan 20

second coat of oil

11

Jan 21

third coat of oil

12

Jan 28

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