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Homemade Resonator Guitar

This is the Money shot!

It's a hand made and homemade cigar box resonator guitar made by DB customs (Darren Brown) He is located in Nova Scotia and makes some of the coolest guitars all by hand.
Topped off with a Bob Harrison Dust Bowl Electric pickup.