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Scheduled Start Date: Nov 08, 2022
Committed Completion: Jan 31, 2023
Projected Completion: Dec 13, 2022

  • Figured Sycamore top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding

  • 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

  • Schatten Designs Biscuit Bridge pickup

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

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Nov 11

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 15

glue in tail block, rout sound ports in top, install soundwell

3

Nov 16

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

4

Nov 17

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 22

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Nov 28

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

7

Nov 29

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Nov 30

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Dec 1

first coat of oil

10

second coat of oil

 

11

third coat of oil

 

12

fourth coat of oil

 

13

apply lemon oil, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

 

14

final fretwork, cut nut, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set