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Scheduled Start Date: Feb 07, 2024
Committed Completion: Apr 10, 2024
Projected Completion: Mar 06, 2024

  • Curly Koa back & sides

  • Torrefied Sitka Spruce top

  • Bloodwood body binding

  • Maple 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: Classic
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Feb 7

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Feb 8

glue in tail block

3

Feb 13

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

4

Feb 19

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Feb 20

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 22

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

7

Feb 26

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 27

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