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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Nov 23, 2020
Committed Completion: Jan 18, 2021
Projected Completion: Dec 21, 2020

  • Master Grade Koa top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding

  • Black wood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • Leopardwood & Cherry Signature Headplate

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

 

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

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Nov 18

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 19

glue in tail block

3

Nov 20

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

4

Nov 24

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 25

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