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Scheduled Start Date: Jun 02, 2021
Committed Completion: Jul 28, 2021
Projected Completion: Jun 30, 2021

  • Curly Koa back & sides

  • Sitka Spruce top

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Bloodwood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

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

Jun 1

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jun 2

glue in tail block

3

Jun 3

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

4

Jun 4

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jun 8

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jun 10

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

7

Jun 12

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jun 14

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jun 15

first coat of oil

10

Jun 16

second coat of oil

11

Jun 17

third coat of oil

12

Jun 18

fourth coat of oil

13

Jun 21

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