Interview with Mike Mankel, August 31, 2015

Project: Artists of Kentucky: General Oral History Project

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Interview Summary

Mike Mankel is the owner and creator of the Bourbon Barrel Guitar Company. In this interview, Mankel talks about the inspiration for creating guitars from reclaimed bourbon barrels, describes the process of creating a bourbon barrel guitar from obtaining the barrel heads to the finished product, and talks about some of the aesthetic decisions he made when designing the bourbon barrel guitars.

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2015oh437_aky001

Interviewee Name

Mike Mankel

Interviewer Name

Doug Boyd

Interview Date

2015-08-31

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Mankel, Mike Interview by Doug Boyd. 31 Aug. 2015. Lexington, KY: Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.

Mankel, M. (2015, August 31). Interview by D. Boyd. Artists of Kentucky: General Oral History Project. Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries, Lexington.

Mankel, Mike, interview by Doug Boyd. August 31, 2015, Artists of Kentucky: General Oral History Project, Louie B. Nunn Center for Oral History, University of Kentucky Libraries.





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