What Is A Dobro?

I’ve seen a lot of confusion going on with the terminology, so in this video i try to clear this up and explain what is a dobro.

Video Lesson

 

 

Here is a picture of a single-cone spider-bridge resonator (photo credit National Reso-Phonic Guitars):

spider

 

And here is one of single-cone biscuit-bridge resonator (photo credit National Reso-Phonic Guitars):

biscuit

 

And finally tricone resonators (photo credit National Reso-Phonic Guitars):

tricone

 

If you want to learn more about the history of the resonator guitar, Dopyera brothers etc. then I highly recommmend this book written by the late Bob Brozman, a truly fascinating read:

 

 
 

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