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Scheduled Start Date: Dec 19, 2022
Committed Completion: Mar 06, 2023
Projected Completion: Feb 10, 2023

  • Quilted Maple back & sides

  • Bearclaw Sitka Spruce top

  • Koa body binding

  • Koa rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Gotoh UPT 4:1 Planetary gear tuners

  • Walnut & Maple Signature Headplate

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

Dec 19

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jan 9

glue in tail block

3

Jan 11

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

4

Jan 19

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jan 20

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 30

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

7

Jan 31

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 1

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Feb 2

first coat of oil

10

Feb 3

second coat of oil

11

Feb 6

third coat of oil

12

Feb 7

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