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Scheduled Start Date: May 20, 2020
Committed Completion: Jul 15, 2020
Projected Completion: Jun 17, 2020

  • Cocobolo back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Ebony body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • Ebony & Maple Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

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

 

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

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

May 20

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

May 21

glue in tail block

3

May 23

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

4

May 26

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 28

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 29

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

7

Jun 2

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jun 3

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jun 5

first coat of oil

10

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