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S.S. Stewart Champion Presentation Banjo (1890s) | Elderly Instruments

Stan Werbin checks out a truly elderly instrument in this video. Made circa 1890........ this S.S. Stewart Champion Presentation Banjo is decked out with beautiful inlay work
Elderly Instruments owner Stan Werbin demonstrates a beautifully designed open-back banjo built in the 1890s. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/elderly-ss-stewart-champion-presentation-banjo-1890/

Molly Tuttle and Adam Chowning: “Gold Rush” | Preston Thompson Guitars

Flatpickers Molly Tuttle and Adam Chowning stopped by Carter Vintage Guitars in Nash....ville........ Tennessee recently........ with their Preston Thompson Guitars in tow. In this video
The two flatpickers play the traditional tune Gold Rush on their Preston Thompson dreadnoughts, at Carter Vintage Guitars in Nashville. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/performances/preston-thompson-molly-tuttle-adam-chowning-gold-rush/

Martin 00-17 Authentic 1931

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Martin releases a replica of their prewar 00 12-fret, with mahogany top, back, and sides, slotted peghead, and hide glue construction. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/new-products/martin-guitar-00-17-authentic-1931/

5-String Banjo Round Robin | Elderly Instruments

Elderly Instruments presents........ Served Hot........ On A Banjo........ 5........String Round Robin with Ken Perlman........ Alan Munde........ Greg Cahill and Michael J. Miles........ It........s a relaxed
Ken Perlman, Alan Munde, Greg Cahill and Michael J. Miles play tunes and talk about the history of the banjo, different styles, and more, live at Elderly Instruments. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/elderly-5-string-banjo-round-robin/

The Heart of Martin Guitar in Navojoa, Mexico

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A look at the Martin guitar and string production facility in Navojoa, Mexico. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/martin-guitar-navojoa-mexico/

Foy Vance | Lowden Guitars | Bushmills Distillery Sessions

In this special session at The Old Bushmills Distillery........ the world........s oldest licensed whiskey distillery........ Foy Vance debuts a brand........new song called ................A Year in Weem.
The songwriter plays a haunting new original song, A Year in Weem, on the Bushmills x Lowden Black Bush Edition guitar at the Old Bushmills Distillery. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/lowden-guitar-bushmills-black-bush-foy-vance-year-weem/

Charles Sawtelle’s Preston Thompson Dreadnought Model 42

Luthier Preston Thompson built a guitar in 1986 for his friend........ the great flatpicker Charles Sawtelle........ and the guitar recently made its way back to the Thompson shop. The structure of the guit
Luthier Preston Thompson shows the guitar he built for the great flatpicker in 1986, modeled after Sawtelles 1937 Martin. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/preston-thompson-charles-sawtelle-dreadnought/

Martin Guitar | Konter Uke

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A replica of the soprano ukulele that was aboard Admiral Byrds 1926 expedition to the North Pole, and also made a trip to the White House. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/new-products/martin-guitar-konter-uke/

Martin Guitar | An Intimate Look at Neck Shaping

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Get an up-close look at how Martin Guitar necks are filed and shaped. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/martin-guitar-neck-shaping/

Peter Rowan | “Panama Red” & ”Freight Train” | Preston Thompson Guitars

............Preston Thompson Guitars presented a concert by their good friend Peter Rowan last fall at.... The Belfry in Sisters........ Oregon. In this video........ Peter plays his ode to smoke
The singer-songwriter plays his popular song Panama Red, with an interlude of the classic Elizabeth Cotten song, Freight Train. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/performances/preston-thompson-guitars-peter-rowan-panama-red/

2018 Winters Guitarfest, June 29 - 30

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San Francisco Bay Area festival includes luthier exhibits, player workshops, and concerts. https://pegheadnation.com/news-reviews/events/2018-winters-guitarfest-june-29-30/

Molly Tuttle | Preston Thompson Guitars

While in Nashville for the Nashville Flatpick Camp........ guitarist Molly Tuttle received her new custom Preston Thompson Guitars dreadnought. Here.... she is playing the new guitar.
Guitarist, songwriter, and singer Molly Tuttle plays her brand new Preston Thompson dreadnought. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/performances/preston-thompson-guitars-molly-tuttle/

Preston Thompson Guitars | Sunbursts

............ Preston Thompson Guitar luthiers Jason Hardesty and Simon Haycraft have been hard at wo....rk creating some amazing sunburst finishes here at Thompson. Their skill has been honed ov
A look at the beautiful sunburst finishes created in the Thompson Guitars shop. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/preston-thompson-guitars-sunbursts/

Martin Guitar | An Intimate Look at the Stringing Process

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Watch as the finishing touches are put on a new Martin Guitar, from filing and polishing the frets to the first stringing of the guitar. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/martin-guitar-stringing-process/

Maegen Wells A-Style Mandolin and 15-Inch Archtop Guitar

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Luthier Maegen Wells discusses two of her instruments in the Peghead Nation video studio. https://pegheadnation.com/instruments-gear/fine-lutherie/maegen-wells-style-mandolin-and-15-inch-archtop-guitar/

Elderly Instruments | 1930 Wm. C. Stahl Style 7

An incredible pre........war acoustic guitar made in Chicago by the legendary Larson Brothers. Elderly................s Chris Rietz demonstrates the Wm. C. Stahl Special Solo Style 7
A look at a pre-war guitar built by the Larson Bros. in Chicago, with a 12-fret neck, Brazilian rosewood back and sides, and abalone trim. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/elderly-stahl-style-7/

Molly Tuttle and Preston Thompson | At Carter Vintage Guitars

Molly Tuttle............plays the new DBA Preston Thompson Guitars dreadnought........ built with Brazilian rosewood and Adirondack spruce. Preston Thompson talks about the gui
Luthier Preston Thompson talks about the new Thompson dreadnought built for guitarist, songwriter, and singer Molly Tuttle. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/preston-thompson-guitars-molly-tuttle-carter-vintage-guitars/

Fender Acoustics | California Series Player

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Angela Petrilli demos Fenders affordable California Series Player acoustic guitars, with three body sizes, a solid Sitka spruce top, and great Fishman electronics. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/fender-guitars-california-player/

Shubb Capos | Chet Atkins

Shubb Capos have long been the choice of legendary guitarists. In this video........ Rick Shubb talks about one of his heros........ Chet Atkins........ using a Shubb on national television
Rick Shubb tells the story of watching Chet Atkins use a Shubb Capo on national television. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/shubb-capos-chet-atkins/

Fender Acoustics | California Series Classic

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Watch the demo of Fenders all solid-wood California Series Classic acoustic guitars. https://pegheadnation.com/peghead-partners/inside-look/fender-guitars-california-classic1/

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Aug 14, 2018
Elderly Instruments owner Stan Werbin demonstrates a beautifully designed open-back banjo built in the 1890s.




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