National Geographic to explore Gibson’s Factory in latest Made In A Day episode

Filmed at Gibson’s Nashville Factory.

National Geographic will feature the Gibson factory on a new episode of its Made In A Day series. The episode was filmed at Gibson’s Nashville HQ in autumn 2019.

This second episode of the documentary series will follow the guitar-building process from creation and production to transport, covering the entire evolution and journey of a Les Paul. The show will also talk with the luthiers and artisans that hand-craft the guitars as they follow the process. The exploration covers the manufacturing of a guitar holistically, looking at both the handiwork and the global logistics involved.

The series, in general, focuses on various examples of high-end manufacturing in America’s industry, with episodes focusing on Tesla, Jeep Wrangler, ULA Space Rockets, Tabasco, John Deere, Jack Daniels and New Balance as well as Gibson.

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The episode will broadcast in the US 15 august, and in the UK today (13 August). Find out more and view the full international broadcast schedule at natgeotv.com.

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