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Scheduled Start Date: Jan 31, 2019
Committed Completion: Mar 23, 2019
Projected Completion: Feb 26, 2019

  • Master Grade Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Maple body binding with Abalone purfling on top and back

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Maple fretboard with Maple binding & Leaf Inlay markers

  • Port Orford Cedar neck

  • Slotted Headstock with Schertler tuners

  • Custom Signature Headplate

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

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Jan 30

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Jan 31

glue in tail block

3

Feb 5

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

4

Feb 6

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Feb 7

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Feb 11

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

7

Feb 12

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Feb 14

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Feb 19

first coat of oil

10

Feb 21

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