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Scheduled Start Date: Aug 26, 2021
Committed Completion: Oct 21, 2021
Projected Completion: Sep 23, 2021

  • East Indian Rosewood back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Ebony body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • Solid Wood Headplate to Match Body

  • 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

Aug 26

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Aug 27

glue in tail block

3

Aug 31

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

4

Sep 2

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 7

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 9

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

7

Sep 10

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Sep 13

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Sep 15

first coat of oil

10

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