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Scheduled Start Date: Mar 11, 2024
Committed Completion: May 13, 2024
Projected Completion: Apr 15, 2024

  • Curly Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut 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

Mar 11

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 13

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

3

Mar 14

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

4

Mar 19

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Mar 20

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Mar 24

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

7

Mar 25

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Mar 27

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Mar 28

first coat of oil

10

Apr 6

second coat of oil

11

Apr 8

third coat of oil

12

Apr 9

fourth coat of oil

13

Apr 10

apply lemon oil, setup cone & biscuit bridge (& pickup, if any)

14

Apr 13

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

Original Wood Set