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Scheduled Start Date: Nov 04, 2021
Committed Completion: Dec 30, 2021
Projected Completion: Dec 02, 2021

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Ebony body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

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

Nov 4

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 5

glue in tail block

3

Nov 9

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

4

Nov 10

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 12

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Nov 16

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

7

Nov 18

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Nov 19

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Nov 20

first coat of oil

10

Dec 1

second coat of oil

11

Dec 2

third coat of oil

12

Dec 3

fourth coat of oil

13

Dec 6

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Dec 7

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

Original Wood Set