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Scheduled Start Date: Dec 09, 2020
Completed: Jan 05, 2021

  • Master Grade Myrtle top, back & sides

  • Walnut body binding

  • Abalone rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Walnut binding & Special Inlay markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Peghed brand geared tuners

  • Walnut & Maple 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

 

Gallery Photos (completed instrument)

Back

Front

Full Front

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

Dec 3

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

Dec 4

glue in tail block

3

Dec 7

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

4

Dec 9

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

Dec 9

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

Dec 10

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

7

Dec 14

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

Dec 15

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Dec 17

first coat of oil

10

Dec 18

second coat of oil

11

Dec 21

third coat of oil

12

Dec 22

fourth coat of oil

13

Dec 31

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jan 4

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

Original Wood Set