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Your instrument is due to start Oct 21.
Scheduled Start Date: Oct 21, 2020
Committed Completion: Dec 16, 2020
Projected Completion: Nov 18, 2020

  • Cocobolo back & sides

  • Straight-Grain Port Orford Cedar top

  • Ebony body binding

  • Koa rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • Ebony & 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

Oct 14

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Oct 15

glue in tail block

3

Oct 18

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

4

Oct 19

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

 

6

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

 

7

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

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