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Scheduled Start Date: Aug 23, 2021
Committed Completion: Oct 18, 2021
Projected Completion: Sep 20, 2021

  • Curly Myrtle back & sides

  • Straight-Grain Port Orford Cedar top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & No markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Graphtech Ratio 6:1 tuners

  • TBD

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

Aug 24

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Aug 25

glue in tail block

3

Aug 27

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

4

Aug 30

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Aug 31

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 1

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

7

Sep 3

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Sep 7

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Sep 8

first coat of oil

10

Sep 9

second coat of oil

11

Sep 13

third coat of oil

12

Sep 14

fourth coat of oil

13

Sep 15

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