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Dec 16, 2013

Inside Detroit's reclaimed wood guitar project

Posted by Valerie Nahmad

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Detroit resident Mark Wallace was awarded an $8,000 Knight Arts Challenge Detroit grant to turn abandoned homes into a source of creativity by using reclaimed lumber to create guitars. The dream is becoming a reality.

Wallace's project was chronicled this month as students from Penny W. Stamps School of Art & Design joined the competition. Click here to view photos of their work and progress - and stay tuned to find out the winner!

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