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Scheduled Start Date: Jan 24, 2023
Committed Completion: Mar 21, 2023
Projected Completion: Feb 21, 2023

  • Figured Sycamore top, back & sides

  • Maple & Walnut Rope body binding

  • Rope rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • Leopardwood & Maple 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

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jan 24

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jan 25

glue in tail block

3

Jan 26

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

4

Jan 27

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jan 31

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 2

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

7

Feb 3

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 7

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