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Making a CD Case Out of a Stradivarius Cello

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Making a CD Case Out of a Stradivarius Cello

Making a CD Case Out of a Stradivarius Cello

Making a CD Case Out of a Stradivarius Cello

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Dave Langley of Dave's Custom Cabinets tells NPR's Alex Chadwick what he would do if someone brought him a Stradivarius cello to reconstruct. A $3.5-million Stradivarius cello — stolen from the front porch of a Los Angeles Philharmonic Orchestra musician — was recently found by a local nurse. Before she discovered the cello's origin and its value, she had planned to have it refashioned into a CD cabinet.

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