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Scheduled Start Date: Nov 30, 2018
Completed: Dec 19, 2018

  • Master Grade Chocolate Heart Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Koa body binding

  • Koa rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Koa binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

Hand-crafted in the USA by Cary Kelly. Each instrument is numbered & signed.

 

Wood Grade: Master
Wood Availability: This wood species is available. Specific wood sets vary.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

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CWD: #2539

Completed Work Demo of #2539. Master Grade Chololate Heart Myrtle Tenor Classic with a wound low-g.

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Dec 1

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 2

glue in tail block

3

Dec 3

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

4

Dec 6

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Dec 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Dec 11

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

7

Dec 12

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Dec 13

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Dec 14

first coat of oil

10

Dec 15

second coat of oil

11

Dec 16

third coat of oil

12

Dec 17

fourth coat of oil

13

Dec 18

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Dec 19

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

Original Wood Set