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Scheduled Start Date: Apr 14, 2021
Committed Completion: Jun 09, 2021
Projected Completion: May 12, 2021

  • Quilted Maple back & sides

  • Curly Redwood top

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • 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

Apr 12

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 13

glue in tail block

3

Apr 15

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

4

Apr 19

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 20

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 22

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

7

Apr 23

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Apr 26

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 27

first coat of oil

10

Apr 28

second coat of oil

11

Apr 30

third coat of oil

12

May 3

fourth coat of oil

13

May 4

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

May 5

make saddle, (put in pickup, if any), cut nut, final fretwork, put in tuners, put on strings

Original Wood Set