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Scheduled Start Date: Jan 29, 2024
Committed Completion: Mar 25, 2024
Projected Completion: Feb 26, 2024

  • Milo back & sides

  • Curly Redwood 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: Specialty
Wood Availability: Currently not in stock. Natural Wonders Series when available.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Feb 1

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Feb 2

glue in tail block

3

Feb 5

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

4

Feb 7

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Feb 8

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 15

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

7

Feb 16

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 19

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Feb 20

first coat of oil

10

Feb 21

second coat of oil

11

Feb 22

third coat of oil

12

Feb 23

fourth coat of oil

13

Feb 27

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