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Scheduled Start Date: Jun 16, 2021
Committed Completion: Aug 05, 2021
Projected Completion: Jul 13, 2021

  • Sinker Mahogany back & sides

  • Torrefied Sitka Spruce top

  • Koa body binding

  • Koa rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar 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

Jun 18

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jun 18

glue in tail block

3

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

 

4

Jun 22

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jun 24

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jul 13

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

7

Jul 14

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jul 20

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jul 26

first coat of oil

10

Jul 27

second coat of oil

11

Jul 28

third coat of oil

12

Jul 29

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