From acousticguitar.com and the National Resophonic website
|Don Young - May 8, 1953 - June 15, 2016|
|Don Young with Engineer cap|
The company National Resophonic was formed in 1989 by Young and McGregor Gaines, in a Californian garage.
|Don Young and McGregor Gaines|
|National Resophonic Style O|
Since its inception, National Reso-Phonic Guitars is a manufacturer of resonator guitars and other resonator instruments including mandolins, ukuleles and 12 string guitars.
Their current production is over 1,000 instruments per year, representing more than 50 different models.
Young reportedly sold his interest in 2014 and retired.