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Scheduled Start Date: Feb 15, 2021
Committed Completion: Apr 12, 2021
Projected Completion: Mar 15, 2021

  • Walnut back & sides

  • Torrefied Sitka Spruce top

  • Maple body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Feb 15

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Feb 16

glue in tail block

3

Feb 17

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

4

Feb 18

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Feb 19

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 22

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

7

Feb 23

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