Blast that music!

Blast that music!

Guitar crafted as a gun

Promoting peace, Colombian crafts guns into guitars – Yahoo! News

BOGOTA, Colombia (Reuters) – Polished rosewood and an artist’s deft touch are all Colombian craftsman Luis Alberto Paredes needs to turn tools of death into symbols of hope. One of Colombia’s top musical instrument makers, Paredes has branched out from traditional methods to fashion electric guitars from shotguns and AK47 rifles once used by fighters caught up in the country’s lingering guerilla conflict.

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