Herb Key of Wilkesboro is one of the most in-demand guitar repairmen in the Central Blue Ridge mountain region. Still going strong at 83, Key is a respected luthier, musician, folklorist and preserver of Southern Appalachian heritage.

For a related article on Key, visit https://www.journalpatriot.com/news/saving-guitars-heritage/article_03fd0b6a-4431-11ea-8cd4-d761891ed5a4.html.

Filmed and edited by Marty McGee of the Wilkes Journal-Patriot.

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