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Scheduled Start Date: Jul 11, 2024
Committed Completion: Sep 12, 2024
Projected Completion: Aug 15, 2024

  • Ancient Kauri back & sides

  • Curly Port Orford Cedar top

  • Koa body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa 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: Master
Wood Availability: Sorry, this wood is not currently available for custom orders

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jul 10

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jul 11

glue in tail block

3

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

 

4

Jul 15

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Jul 17

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Jul 19

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

7

Jul 22

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Jul 24

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