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Curren Effinger, first-year student at Minnesota State College-Southeast Technical, adjusts an electric guitar while familiarizing himself with tools of his future trade. (Republican-Eagle photo by John Russett)

Excitement abounds as build looms

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When Curren Effinger walked into Parsons Guitars in Seattle he expected it to be like many of the other guitar shops he’d been in throughout his life.


He was wrong.

On the wall in the back of the shop in Seattle he found a guitar with a photo next to it.

The photo was of singer-songwriter Jack White and the guitar was custom built for him by shop owner Randy Parsons.

All the guitars on display were custom made with many of the price tags reading close to $10,000.

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