Secret Vault Series

 

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This instrument is available for purchase.
Includes free hard case

$2350.00

 

Scheduled Start Date: Sep 01, 2021
Completed: Oct 04, 2021

  • Spalted Makore back & sides

  • Curly Port Orford Cedar top

  • Koa body binding

  • Koa rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Rubner tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

Hand-crafted in the USA by Cary Kelly. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Tradition
Wood Availability: Sorry, this wood is not available

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

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Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

CWD: #2708 Secret Vault Series

Mike Poupko samples the latest addition to the Secret Vault Series

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 1

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 2

glue in tail block

3

Sep 7

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

4

Sep 8

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Sep 10

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Sep 15

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

7

Sep 17

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Sep 21

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Sep 22

first coat of oil

10

Sep 23

second coat of oil

11

Sep 24

third coat of oil

12

Sep 27

fourth coat of oil

13

Sep 28

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Oct 1

make saddle, (put in pickup, if any), cut nut, final fretwork, put in tuners, put on strings

Original Wood Set