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Homemade Guitars from World War One

I am not sure where I got this photo from, I had it in a folder in my photos I got awhile back while cruzin' the net, I can't find any info but when I saw it today again for the first time in about a year I was blown away!...this is an awesome photo, I wish I knew more about it. It's breath taking to say the least!