Wisconsin Life

Cigar Box Instruments

Clip: Season 2 Episode 12 | 5m 7s

For most of his adult life Bruce Lee Rose has been making traditional string instruments at his home in Neenah. A serious accident to his right hand, however, changed his life. Not only did Bruce need to devise a new way to build his instruments, he had to become inventive with the materials he used. With the help of his wife, Bruce is once again able to make instruments—out of cigar boxes.

Aired: 11/24/14

Rating: TV-G

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