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Scheduled Start Date: May 04, 2022
Committed Completion: Jun 29, 2022
Projected Completion: Jun 01, 2022

  • Master Grade Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding with Abalone purfling on top

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone 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

May 3

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

May 4

glue in tail block

3

May 5

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

4

May 6

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 11

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

7

May 12

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

May 13

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

May 14

first coat of oil

10

May 15

second coat of oil

11

May 16

third coat of oil

12

May 17

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