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This instrument is available for purchase.
Includes free hard case

$1650.00

 

Scheduled Start Date: Dec 12, 2022
Completed: Feb 02, 2023

  • Fiddleback Maple back & sides

  • Sitka Spruce top

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Bloodwood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Bloodwood binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • 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

Dec 15

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 16

glue in tail block

3

Dec 19

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

4

Jan 10

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jan 12

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 20

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

7

Jan 21

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jan 23

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jan 24

first coat of oil

10

Jan 25

second coat of oil

11

Jan 26

third coat of oil

12

Jan 27

fourth coat of oil

13

Jan 30

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Feb 1

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

Original Wood Set