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Scheduled Start Date: Mar 20, 2024
Committed Completion: May 22, 2024
Projected Completion: Apr 24, 2024

  • Walnut back & sides

  • Curly Port Orford Cedar top

  • Walnut body binding

  • Walnut rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & 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

Mar 20

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Mar 25

glue in tail block

3

Mar 26

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

4

Mar 28

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Apr 4

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Apr 8

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

7

Apr 11

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, glue on bridge

 

14

make saddle, (put in pickup, if any), cut nut, final fretwork, put in tuners, put on strings

 
Original Wood Set