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Scheduled Start Date: May 13, 2024
Committed Completion: Jul 08, 2024
Projected Completion: Jun 10, 2024

  • Walnut back & sides

  • Torrefied Sitka Spruce top

  • Maple body binding

  • Maple rosette

  • Hand-rubbed oil finish

  • Radiused Ebony fretboard with Maple binding & Abalone markers

  • Mahogany neck

  • Geared machine head tuners with black buttons

  • Walnut & Maple Signature Headplate

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

 

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

Cascade Series Wood Cascade Series Wood

 

Build Schedule
 

Date

 

 

1

May 13

bend sides, glue in neck block

2

May 14

glue in tail block

3

May 15

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

4

May 20

brace top, glue back onto sides

5

May 21

glue top onto sides, prep fretboard & neck

6

May 22

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

7

May 23

shape neck, dress fret ends, glue in back binding

8

May 30

prep for finish, glue neck/fretboard onto body

9

Jun 3

first coat of oil

10

Jun 4

second coat of oil

11

Jun 5

third coat of oil

12

Jun 6

fourth coat of oil

13

Jun 10

apply lemon oil, glue on bridge

14

Jun 12

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

Original Wood Set