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This instrument is available for purchase.
Includes free hard case

$2050.00

 

Scheduled Start Date: Dec 06, 2022
Completed: Jan 26, 2023

  • Master Grade Koa top, back & sides

  • No rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

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

 

Wood Grade: Specialty
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Owner Pics & Instrument Videos

CWD: #2776

Completed Work Demo: Master Grade Koa Super Soprano

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Dec 5

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 6

glue in tail block

3

Dec 7

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

4

Dec 12

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Dec 14

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Dec 16

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

7

Dec 19

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jan 10

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jan 11

first coat of oil

10

Jan 12

second coat of oil

11

Jan 13

third coat of oil

12

Jan 19

fourth coat of oil

13

Jan 21

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jan 25

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

Original Wood Set