(scroll down for more photos)

 

Share this UkeTracker page on Facebook:

Scheduled Start Date: Jan 25, 2019
Completed: Feb 15, 2019

  • Black & White Ebony back & sides

  • Sitka Spruce top

  • Ebony body binding

  • Black wood rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Ebony binding & Abalone markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • Ebony & Maple Signature Headplate

  • K&K Twin Spot pickup

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

 

Wood Grade: Specialty
Wood Availability: This wood is temporarily available. Quantity is very limited.

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jan 25

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jan 28

glue in tail block

3

Jan 29

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

4

Jan 30

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Feb 1

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 4

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

7

Feb 5

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 10

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Feb 10

first coat of oil

10

Feb 11

second coat of oil

11

Feb 12

third coat of oil

12

Feb 12

fourth coat of oil

13

Feb 13

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Feb 15

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

Original Wood Set