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This instrument is available for purchase.
Includes premium hard case

$1450.00

 

Scheduled Start Date: Dec 05, 2019
Completed: Jan 10, 2020

  • Fiddleback Maple back & sides

  • Sitka Spruce top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Walnut & 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

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Dec 5

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 6

glue in tail block

3

Dec 7

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

4

Dec 9

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Dec 10

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Dec 11

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

7

Dec 13

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Dec 16

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Dec 18

first coat of oil

10

Dec 19

second coat of oil

11

Dec 31

third coat of oil

12

Jan 4

fourth coat of oil

13

Jan 8

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jan 9

make saddle, (put in pickup, if any), cut nut, final fretwork, put in tuners, put on strings

Original Wood Set