Wallace Detroit Guitars Uses Reclaimed Wood from Abandoned Houses

By: Rebecca Byers - Jun 5, 2015
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Founded by Mark Wallace in 2014, Wallace Detroit Guitars is a perfect example of the inspirational renaissance currently taking place in the Michigan city. Staying true to Detroit's history of music excellence, Wallace Detroit Guitars offers epic guitars made from the abundance of reclaimed wood available in the city.

This unique concept is a wonderful convergence of some of the values upon which the city was built, namely the art of making things, an appreciation of craftsmanship and a passionate music history. Wallace Detroit Guitars sources the wood from abandoned buildings around the city.

The reclaimed wood used to build the guitars is usually more than 100-years-old, adding a vintage sound that mirrors the acoustics of older instruments. The