Bench Talk Series

Below are a series of videos that include Bench Talks #1- #11.  Also a bunch of various comparisons and structural reveals to help you understand the differences each of these amazing guitars exhibit.  Enjoy!

Bench Talk #1 Shows an early Style O

Bench Talk #2 below discusses what happens in a neck reset, the most common repair dealing with old Nationals.

Bench Talk # 3 below discusses swapping a cone.  Many vintage cones are often cracked and fatigued. 

Bench Talk #4 below helps you discover the Style O model

Bench Talk #5 below... 1929 National Wood Body Triolian Autopsy

Bench Talk #6 Below... Learn About a National Duolian 

Bench Talk #7 How to string and tune your slotted headstock National

Bench Talk #8 Compare Triolian vs. Duolian

Bench Talk #9 How to install a stick on pickup on your reso

Bench Talk #10 Below.... Deep inside a 1931 Style O

Bench Talk #11 A peek at the very first steel body Triolian #101