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Scheduled Start Date: Jun 08, 2020
Completed: Jul 01, 2020

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

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

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jun 8

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jun 9

glue in tail block

3

Jun 10

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

4

Jun 11

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jun 15

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jun 16

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

7

Jun 17

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jun 22

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jun 25

first coat of oil

10

Jun 26

second coat of oil

11

Jun 27

third coat of oil

12

Jun 29

fourth coat of oil

13

Jun 30

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jul 1

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

Original Wood Set