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Guitar and bajo sexto craftsman Jacob Salinas reaches up to grasp one of the many bajo sexto faces hanging in the workshop of his business, Salinas Guitars and Bajo Sextos. One of the hallmarks of his instruments are their classical build –– every piece of the instrument is made to be slotted into the neck of the guitar or bajo sexto. Daily Record photos by Denise Cathey

It’s all about the sound

Jacob Salinas is an unassuming craftsman, yet he’s a master at what he does. Five years after launching Salinas Guitars, a San Marcos shop that specializes in creating custom bajo sextos, his instruments are being used by Grammy Award-winning artists as well musicians yet to make their mark. A native San Marcan ...

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