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Scheduled Start Date: Mar 17, 2021
Committed Completion: May 19, 2021
Projected Completion: Apr 21, 2021

  • Master Grade Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

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

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Mar 18

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 19

glue in tail block

3

Mar 22

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

4

Mar 23

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 25

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 5

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

7

Apr 7

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Apr 8

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 9

first coat of oil

10

Apr 12

second coat of oil

11

Apr 13

third coat of oil

12

Apr 14

fourth coat of oil

13

Apr 16

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