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Scheduled Start Date: Nov 14, 2022
Committed Completion: Feb 06, 2023
Projected Completion: Dec 19, 2022

  • Padauk back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Koa body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with amber buttons

  • Solid Wood Headplate to Match Body

Hand-crafted in the USA by Cary Kelly. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Tradition
Wood Availability: Sorry, this wood is not currently available for custom orders

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Nov 15

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Nov 16

glue in tail block

3

Nov 17

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

4

Nov 22

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Nov 28

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Nov 30

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

7

Dec 1

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

 

9

first coat of oil

 

10

second coat of oil

 

11

third coat of oil

 

12

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