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This instrument is available for purchase.
Includes free hard case

$1750.00

 

Scheduled Start Date: Mar 24, 2022
Completed: Apr 28, 2022

  • Fiddleback Maple back & sides

  • Curly Port Orford Cedar top

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Bloodwood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • 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

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Mar 25

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Apr 5

glue in tail block

3

Apr 6

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

4

Apr 7

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 8

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 11

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

7

Apr 12

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Apr 14

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Apr 16

first coat of oil

10

Apr 18

second coat of oil

11

Apr 19

third coat of oil

12

Apr 20

fourth coat of oil

13

Apr 22

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Apr 27

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

Original Wood Set