Agostinho Rodrigues, known by his nickname Tico, is the owner of Porto Guitarra which is located in the center of Porto, Portugal. Even though his education focused on being a mechanical engineer, he grew up playing and admiring the guitar. In fact, he was given his first guitar from an uncle when he was just a baby. As his passion for the traditional stringed instrument grew, he decided to learn how to make them from a well-known local violin luthier. He wanted to share his passion with others and eight years ago, along with his wife Cristina, he opened a small shop to sell and repair a variety of stringed instruments.
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