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Scheduled Start Date: Sep 29, 2021
Committed Completion: Nov 24, 2021
Projected Completion: Oct 27, 2021

  • Master Grade Myrtle back & sides

  • Curly Port Orford Cedar top

  • Maple & Walnut Rope body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Walnut binding & Leaf Inlay markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Custom Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

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

 

Wood Grade: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Sep 29

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Sep 30

glue in tail block

3

Oct 4

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

4

Oct 5

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Oct 6

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Oct 7

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

7

Oct 8

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Oct 12

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Oct 13

first coat of oil

10

Oct 14

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