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Scheduled Start Date: Feb 15, 2022
Completed: Mar 10, 2022

  • Curly Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Bloodwood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Bloodwood 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

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CWD: #2735

Completed Work Demo: #2735. Curly Myrtle Tenor Classic

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Feb 16

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Feb 17

glue in tail block

3

Feb 18

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

4

Feb 21

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Feb 22

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 24

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

7

Feb 25

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 28

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Mar 1

first coat of oil

10

Mar 2

second coat of oil

11

Mar 3

third coat of oil

12

Mar 4

fourth coat of oil

13

Mar 7

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Mar 9

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

Original Wood Set