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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Jun 17, 2021
Committed Completion: Aug 10, 2021
Projected Completion: Jul 15, 2021

  • Curly Mango top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding

  • Koa 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jun 17

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 19

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jul 26

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jul 28

first coat of oil

10

Jul 29

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