" Cary, I’m having a wonderful time with the Mya-Moe. Working on the Bach Cello Concerto which goes up to fret 15 and it plays beautifully up there. "

- Peggy M.

 

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Scheduled Start Date: Apr 20, 2020
Completed: May 13, 2020

  • East Indian Rosewood back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Graphtech Ratio 6:1 tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

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

 

Wood Grade: Classic
Wood Availability: Sorry. This wood is no longer available.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Apr 20

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 21

glue in tail block

3

Apr 22

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

4

Apr 24

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 27

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 29

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

7

May 1

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

May 4

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

May 5

first coat of oil

10

May 6

second coat of oil

11

May 7

third coat of oil

12

May 8

fourth coat of oil

13

May 11

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

May 12

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

Original Wood Set