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How National Guitars are Made

How National Guitars are Made

An 8 Part Video Series from Vintage Nationals

About National Guitars

About National Guitars

A run down of the various models made by the original "National" throughout the late 20's and 30's.

Vintage Duolian Autopsy

Vintage Duolian Autopsy

Hi, here is a very early Duolian 12 fret steel bodied round neck guitar. This is serial # C110, meaning its the 110th Duolian produced. We will find some interesting features not found as time went on.

Style O Restoration

Style O Restoration

A photo journal of the restoration process of a National Guitar Steel-bodied Style O.

Out of the Barn and Back to Life

Out of the Barn and Back to Life

Restoration of 'Wilbur', a very early style 1.5 National Tricone.

National Guitar Cone Talk

National Guitar Cone Talk

See and discuss various Cones

How to Pack and Ship A Guitar

How to Pack and Ship A Guitar

A little primer on correctly packing your National (or any guitar for that matter) to ship.

NAMM 2009 Visit

NAMM 2009 Visit

Visit NAMM with me

B Series Duco finish

B Series Duco finish

Here's a Photo Gallery of a very Rare B Series Duco Finish Tenor.

Cleaning and Caring for your National Guitar

Cleaning and Caring for your National Guitar

Factory Advice from National Reso-Phonic

National Guitar Bench Talk Series #1

National Guitar Bench Talk Series #1

Shipping Damage and Repair

National Guitar Bench Talk Series #4

National Guitar Bench Talk Series #4

National Style O Discovery

National Guitar Bench Talk Series #5

National Guitar Bench Talk Series #5

Early Wood Triolian Reveal

National Guitar Bench Talk Series #7

National Guitar Bench Talk Series #7

How To String and Tune your National

National Guitar Bench Talk Series #8

National Guitar Bench Talk Series #8

Explore a Duolian and Triolian

National Guitar Bench Talk Series #9

National Guitar Bench Talk Series #9

Install a Slimline Pickup

National Guitar Bench Talk Series #11

National Guitar Bench Talk Series #11

First Steel Body Triolian Look!