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Connecticut Instrument Makers Craft Guitars Out of Old Cigar Boxes
Folk artists have been making instruments from found objects for years, but the cigar box guitar has undergone something of a renaissance lately. In Connecticut, three partners in Putnam are opening a store to sell their homemade instruments, and another cigar box guitar artisan also started up a retail outlet in Newington, which keeps him too busy to build new creations.
By Marc Ferris
June 18, 2013