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Your instrument is in process.
Scheduled Start Date: Feb 01, 2024
Committed Completion: Apr 04, 2024
Projected Completion: Feb 29, 2024

  • Curly Koa top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared 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

Feb 2

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Feb 5

glue in tail block

3

Feb 7

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

4

Feb 15

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Feb 16

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 20

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

7

Feb 21

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 22

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Feb 23

first coat of oil

10

Feb 26

second coat of oil

11

Feb 27

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