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Mandolin Maker
A Local Man Creates World Class Instruments



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Glen Dean Cecil makes mandolins, but not just any mandolin. His instruments are much sought after by the biggest names in bluegrass music. Glen's mandolins are louder and more crisp than any other, made from West Virginia hardwoods and crafted individually by hand in Cecil's home workshop in Davis Creek West Virginia. A retired machinist for Kaiser Aluminum, Glen takes great pride in producing his instruments to exact specifications guaranteed to provide the player with a sound like no other.

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Mandolin Maker Person Interviewed: Glen Dean Cecil
Title: Owner / Craftsman
Location: Kanawha County, West Virginia
Phone: 304 344-1967


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