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Scheduled Start Date: Jan 04, 2021
Committed Completion: Mar 01, 2021
Projected Completion: Feb 01, 2021

  • Chocolate Heart Mango back & sides

  • Red Cedar top

  • Koa body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Solid Wood Headplate to Match Body

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

 

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

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Dec 21

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 22

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

3

Jan 4

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

4

Jan 5

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jan 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 10

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

7

Jan 11

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jan 12

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jan 13

first coat of oil

10

Jan 14

second coat of oil

11

Jan 18

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