by Robert Dalheim
email@example.com PROJECT GALLERY
Wallace Detroit Guitars’ new series of handcrafted guitars allow players to tap into an old wood tone in an eco-friendly way. Made from the pine and maple floorboards of Detroit’s former fire depart- ment headquarters, the Firehouse series is meant o preserve history. Wallace was able to build 12 guitars from the salvaged wood – 10 of its flagship single-cutaway
guitars and two with a new offset body shape.
“Our goal with these guitars is to preserve
the history of the city we love while honoring its
tradition of superior craftsmanship,” says Wallace
Detroit Guitars owner Mark Wallace. For Wallace,
these instruments mirror the revitalization of his
beloved city, which is welcoming new ideas and
creativity while continuing to draw from its rich
past. “I’m trying to take something that was once
great but has been cast aside and transforming it
Company uses wood salvaged from former Detroit Fire Department
headquarters building to build handcrafted electric guitars.
Reclaimed, limited edition pine and
maple guitars preserve Detroit’s history
Made from the pine and maple floorboards of Detroit’s former fire department headquarters, the Firehouse series from
Wallace Detroit Guitars is meant to preserve history.