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Scheduled Start Date: Jan 12, 2023
Committed Completion: Mar 09, 2023
Projected Completion: Feb 09, 2023

  • Curly Koa top, back & sides

  • 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

  • Leopardwood & Maple Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot 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.

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jan 12

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jan 13

glue in tail block

3

Jan 18

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

4

Jan 20

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jan 22

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jan 23

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

7

Jan 25

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jan 26

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jan 27

first coat of oil

10

Jan 30

second coat of oil

11

Jan 31

third coat of oil

12

Feb 1

fourth coat of oil

13

Feb 2

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Feb 7

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

Original Wood Set