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Scheduled Start Date: Jan 30, 2023
Committed Completion: Mar 27, 2023
Projected Completion: Feb 27, 2023

  • Sinker Mahogany top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • 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

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jan 30

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jan 31

glue in tail block, rout sound ports in top, install soundwell

3

Feb 1

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

4

Feb 3

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Feb 7

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

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

 

7

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

 

8

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, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

 

14

final fretwork, cut nut, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set