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Musical Salvage: Wallace Detroit Guitars

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(WDIV)  Mark Wallace started out in real estate in Detroit.

"I started doing woodworking when I started buying old houses and basically had to fix them up. One of those things in Detroit where you pick up a couple skills. It's a lot cheaper to buy a table saw once than it is to hire a carpenter 15 times," Wallace said.

He's turned those skills into a business: Wallace Detroit Guitars.

It's just one of the many examples of how an innovative Detroiter is turning the negative problem of blight into something positive.

"It's pretty amazing to take something that looks that bad and turn it into something that looks that good," Wallace said.

Read more at WDIV.
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