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Scheduled Start Date: Sep 03, 2020
Committed Completion: Oct 29, 2020
Projected Completion: Sep 30, 2020

  • Quilted Maple top, back & sides

  • Maple & Walnut Rope body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Rope binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple 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

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Aug 31

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 1

glue in tail block, rout sound ports in top, install soundwell

3

Sep 2

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

4

Sep 3

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 8

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 9

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

7

Sep 10

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Sep 15

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Sep 16

first coat of oil

10

Sep 17

second coat of oil

11

third coat of oil

 

12

fourth coat of oil

 

13

apply lemon oil, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

 

14

final fretwork, cut nut, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set