David Naill Bagpipes


The David Naill Co. has been making exceptional instruments in the south of England since Les Cowel began the company in 1976. Les had apprenticed in the Henry Starck shop beginning in the mid-1940s, a shop well known for high production standards and quality instruments. David Naill remains today one of the premier bagpipe makers.

There is no shopping cart on this page because I believe it is important that I speak with you about the bagpipe you are considering buying. Specific fit and proper components are extremely important in providing a bagpipe that will be comfortable and that works well for you.

If you would like information on any David Naill model not shown here, please email me.


Additional options available on David Naill pipes:

Victorian or reposse engraving on DN5:
CAD$735

Victorian engaving on DN6:
CAD $995

Cocobolo projecting mounts:
CAD $390

Aged imitation ivory projecting mounts:
CAD $160

Full set aged imitation ivory:
CAD $285

Plain silver sole (6 cm. diameter)
CAD $

Engraved silver sole (6 cm. diameter):
CAD $695

For Naill silver engraving patterns, click here.

Model DN0

The DN0 model is elegant in its simplicity. With wood button mounts instead of projecting mounts, the drones have a narrower profile.This entry-level Naill model sounds exactly like a full engraved silver set.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $2,085

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CAD $1,365

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The DN0 model is elegant in its simplicity. With wood button mounts instead of projecting mounts, the drones have a narrower profile.The wood and nickel contrast wonderfully, while the smaller amount of metal makes polishing faster.This entry-level Naill model sounds exactly like a full engraved silver set. It’s an elegant and affordable introduction to David Naill bagpipes.

MODEL FEATURES

African Blackwood fully combed/beaded
Nickel ferrules and ringcaps
All our nickel is pure nickel and not plated
African Blackwood button mounts
No imitation ivory on this model


Model DN0A

The DN0A model adds some embellishments with the imitation ivory button mounts. The ivory adds that extra character while keeping the sleek, narrow profile. Truly a wonderful introduction to David Naill bagpipes.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $2,225

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CAD $1,495

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The DN0B and DN0B have a simple sleek profile that is only contrasted by the abundance of nickel. Beaded nickel ferrules, ring caps, and slides(DN0B) make these models shine. The imitation ivory adds that extra character and sophistication. These models sound exactly like a full engraved silver set and are a wonderful introduction to David Naill & Co. bagpipes.

MODEL FEATURES

African Blackwood fully combed/beaded
Nickel ferrules and ringcaps – with nickel slides on the DN0B Model
All our nickel is pure nickel and not plated
Imitation ivory button mounts
Also available with Aged Imitation Ivory


Model DN0B

The DN0B has a simple sleek profile of this set is only contrasted by the abundance of nickel. Beaded nickel ferrules, ring caps, and slides make this set shine. The ivory adds that extra character and sophistication.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $2485

Sticks and stocks only:
CAD $1655

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DN0A and DNOB More Info & Images +

The DN0B and DN0B have a simple sleek profile that is only contrasted by the abundance of nickel. Beaded nickel ferrules, ring caps, and slides(DN0B) make these models shine. The imitation ivory adds that extra character and sophistication. These models sound exactly like a full engraved silver set and are a wonderful introduction to David Naill & Co. bagpipes.

MODEL FEATURES

African Blackwood fully combed/beaded
Nickel ferrules and ringcaps – with nickel slides on the DN0B Model
All our nickel is pure nickel and not plated
Imitation ivory button mounts
Also available with Aged Imitation Ivory


Model DN1

The DN1 set has a simple, classic styling and craftsmanship. They are another wonderful entry-level instrument,but with imitation ivory projecting mounts to provide a more traditional appearance.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $2,325

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CAD $1,595

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The DN1 set has a simple, classic styling and craftsmanship. Another wonderful entry-level instrument, but with imitation ivory projecting mounts to provide a more traditional appearance. The wood and nickel contrast wonderfully, while the smaller amount of metal makes polishing faster.

MODEL FEATURES

African Blackwood fully combed/beaded
Beaded nickel ferrules and ringcaps
All our nickel is pure nickel and not plated
Imitation ivory projecting mounts
Also available with Aged Imitation Ivory


Model DN1BM

The DN1BM model has recently grown in popularity. The full black give a stunning appearance, only accented by the shine of nickel ferrules and ring caps.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, McCallum poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $2,750

Sticks and stocks only:
CAD $2,010

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The DN1BM model has recently grown in popularity. Blackwood projecting mounts have been a clear trend, and naturally, we craft them very well.The full black give a stunning appearance, only accented by the shine of nickel ferrules and ring caps. This set has a truly unique look.

MODEL FEATURES

African Blackwood fully combed/beaded
Nickel ferrules
Nickel ring caps
All our nickel is pure nickel and not plated
Blackwood projecting mounts


Model DN2

The DN2 model shines of nickel, nicely balanced with imitation ivory projecting mounts. Nickel slides, ferrules and ring caps, along with imitation ivory projecting mounts give this instrument a high-end, finished look.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $2,485

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CAD $1,750

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The DN2 model shines of nickel, nicely balanced with imitation ivory projecting mounts. Nickel slides, ferrules and ring caps, along with imitation ivory projecting mounts give this instrument a high-end, finished look.

MODEL FEATURES

African Blackwood fully combed/beaded
Nickel ferrules, tuning slides and ringcaps
Imitation ivory projecting mounts
Also available with Aged Imitation Ivory


Model DN2E

The DN2E is a beautiful model, showcasing exceptional craftsmanship and meticulous metalwork. All engraving is machine engraved on this model.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $2,785

Sticks and stocks only:
CAD $2,050

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The DN2E is a beautiful model, showcasing exceptional craftsmanship and meticulous metalwork. Previously engraving was only done on silver models, but the use of machine engraved nickel mounts allows for fantastic aesthetic details in a more affordable price range. All of the engraving – ferrules, slides, ring caps, and chanter band – make for a striking instrument.

MODEL FEATURES

African Blackwood fully combed/beaded
Machine engraved nickel ferrules, tuning slides and ringcaps
All our nickel is pure nickel and not plated
Available with imitation ivory or Blackwood projecting mounts
Also available with Aged Imitation Ivory


Model DN2BM

The DN2BM model has recently grown in popularity. Blackwood projecting mounts have been a clear trend, and naturally, we craft them very well.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $2,850

Sticks and stocks only:
CAD $2,135

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david naill bagpipe model dn2BM
DN2BM More Info & Images +

The DN2BM model has recently grown in popularity. Blackwood projecting mounts have been a clear trend, and naturally, we craft them very well. The full black give a stunning appearance, only accented by the shine of nickel ferrules, ring caps, and tuning slides. This set is truly unique and impressive.

MODEL FEATURES

African Blackwood fully combed/beaded
Nickel ferrules, tuning slides and ringcaps
All our nickel is pure nickel and not plated
Blackwood projecting mounts


Model DN3

The DN3 model is elegant in full imitation ivory, which requires no metal polishing. This fully-mounted imitation ivory set has a classic, traditional look.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $2,495

Sticks and stocks only:
CAD $1,785

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The DN3 model is elegant in full imitation ivory, which requires no metal polishing. This fully-mounted imitation ivory set has a classic, traditional look. It’s available in aged imitation ivory for that extra level of traditional elegance.

MODEL FEATURES

African Blackwood fully combed/beaded
Imitation ivory ferrules,ringcaps and projecting mounts
Also available with Aged Imitation Ivory


Model DN3A

The DN3A model is elegant in full imitation ivory and nickel tuning slides. This fully-mounted imitation ivory set has a classic, traditional look.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $2,675

Sticks and stocks only:
CAD $1,930

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The DN3A model is elegant in full imitation ivory and nickel tuning slides. This fully-mounted imitation ivory set has a classic, traditional look. The nickel tuning slides add for an extra level of elegance and subtly, while limiting the amount of metal polishing.

MODEL FEATURES

African Blackwood fully combed/beaded
Imitation ivory ferrules and ringcaps
Nickel tuning slides
Imitation ivory projecting mounts
Also available with Aged Imitation Ivory


Model DN3ES

The DN3ES is a special edition set we offer. It is stunning in full imitation ivory, with premium-quality Sterling Silver hand engraved tuning slides.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, McCallum poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $3,985

Sticks and stocks only:
CAD $3,285

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The DN3ES is a special edition set. It is stunning in full imitation ivory, with premium-quality Sterling Silver hand engraved tuning slides. This fully-mounted imitation ivory set has a classic, traditional look, and the engraved slides add for an extra level of elegance and personality.

MODEL FEATURES

African Blackwood fully combed/beaded
Imitation ivory ferrules
Imitation ivory ring caps
Hand engraved Sterling Silver slides
Imitation ivory projecting mounts


Vintage Model 1 – Full Aged Imitation Ivory

Flat, non-beaded ferrules and ring caps and smaller projecting mounts contribute to the antique look. The mounts are all “aged” to show the richer color and variation that occurs with ivory over time.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $2,495

Sticks and stocks only:
CAD $1,785

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david naill bagpipe model Vintage Model 1 Full Aged Imitation Ivory
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This special Naill bagpipe combines a very vintage feel with a modern sound suitable for both solo work and to blend with any pipe band. Flat, non-beaded ferrules and ring caps and smaller projecting mounts contribute to the antique look. The mounts,ferrules and caps are all “aged” to show the richer color and variation that occurs with ivory over time. This new vintage style offers an historic look, with the reliability, warranty, and first-owner pride of a new set.

MODEL FEATURES

Fully combed and beaded African with hand-rubbed oil finish
Small vintage sized aged imitation ivory projecting mounts
Aged imitation ivory vintage-style flat ferrules & ring caps
Narrower profile – when compared to the standard Naill pipe
Subtle changes to the bass bore give a more powerful sound


Vintage Model 2 – Aged Imitation & Engraved Nickel

Flat, non-beaded machine engraved ferrules and ring caps and smaller projecting mounts contribute to the antique look. The mounts are all “aged” to show the richer color and variation that occurs with ivory over time.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, McCallum poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $2,595

Sticks and stocks only:
CAD $1,895

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david naill bagpipe Vintage Model 2 Aged Imitation & Engraved Nickel
Vintage Model 2 – More Info & Images +

This special Naill bagpipe combines a very vintage feel with a modern sound suitable for both solo work and to blend with any pipe band. Flat, non-beaded ferrules and ring caps and smaller projecting mounts contribute to the antique look. The mounts are all “aged” to show the richer color and variation that occurs with ivory over time. This new vintage style offers an historic look, with the reliability, warranty, and first-owner pride of a new set.

MODEL FEATURES

Fully combed and beaded African with hand-rubbed oil finish
Small vintage sized aged imitation ivory projecting mounts
Vintage-style machine flat nickel ferrules & ring caps(no beads)
Narrower vintage profile – when compared to the standard Naill pipe
Subtle changes to the bass give a more powerful sound


Model DN4A

The DN4A model features plain, hallmarked sterling silver and comes standard with a backwood pipe chanter with silver band, beaded silver ring caps and silver mouthpiece tube. This has been an extremely popular Naill model over the decades.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords: CAD $4,185

Sticks and stocks only:
CAD $3,485

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The DN4A model features plain, hallmarked Sterling silver and comes standard with a Blackwood pipe chanter silver band. This model adds beaded sterling silver ring caps and silver mouthpiece tube. We exclusively use .925 Sterling silver for this model. Even without engraving the quality shines in the silver mounts. No metal gives off or maintains a sheen like sterling silver, and these pipes are among the most attractive in the business. A light polishing with a silver cloth once a month will keep this set shining like new in perpetuity.

MODEL FEATURES

African Blackwood fully combed/beaded
Sterling silver ferrules, slides and ringcaps
Imitation ivory projecting mounts
Also available with Aged Imitation Ivory


Model DN5

The DN5 model comes in African Blackwood with hand engraved Sterling silver. The styling of this “half silver” set is the epitome of the classic bagpipe look. This set comes with a blackwood Naill chanter with an engraved silver band.

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $6,305

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CAD $5,580

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The DN5 model comes in African Blackwood with hand engraved Sterling silver. The styling of this “half silver” set is the epitome of the classic bagpipe look. Everything about this set is top quality, and the hand-cut silverwork is superb. All the hand engraved ferrules, slides, ring caps and mouthpiece tube, plus imitation ivory projecting mounts, make this set a bagpipe to cherish forever. We exclusively use .925 Sterling silver for this model.

This model is available in both A and B upgrades to full Sterling silver mounts (see options below).

DN5A UPGRADE OPTION :

The DN5 is available in a unique combination of hand engraved Sterling silver ferrules, slides and ring caps, plus plain Sterling silver projecting mounts. The mouthpiece and chanter sole are full plain Sterling silver.


Model DN5A

The DN5A is available in a unique combination of hand engraved sterling silver ferrules, slides and ring caps, plus plain sterling silver projecting mounts. The mouthpiece is solid engraved silver. This set comes with a blackwood Naill chanter with an engraved silver sole (6 cm diameter).

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, McCallum poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD PRICE ON REQUEST

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CAD PRICE ON REQUEST

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The DN5A model comes in African Blackwood with hand engraved sterling silver ferrules, slides and ringcaps – with plain silver projecting mounts.. The styling of this “full silver” set is the epitome of the classic bagpipe look. All the hand engraved ferrules, slides, ring caps and mouthpiece tube, plus plain ivory projecting mounts, make this set a bagpipe to cherish forever. We exclusively use .925 Sterling silver for this model.


Model DN5B

The DN5B is available fully mounted in plain sterling silver ferrules, slides, ring caps, and projecting mounts. This set comes with a blackwood Naill chanter with an plain silver sole (6 cm diameter).

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD PRICE ON REQUEST

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CAD PRICE ON REQUEST

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The DN5B model comes in African Blackwood with plain hallmarked sterling silver ferrules, slides,ringcaps and projecting mounts. The styling of this “half silver” set is the epitome of the classic bagpipe look. Everything about this set is top quality, and the hand-cut silverwork is superb. We exclusively use .925 Sterling silver for this model.


Model DN6

The DN6 is the premiere Naill set. It is both majestic and powerful, showcasing the best craftsmanship and metalwork we offer. These are top of the line David Naill pipes, fully mounted with hand engraved Sterling silver and a blackwood chanter with an engraved silver sole (6 cm. diameter).

Set up to play with a Ross or Bannatyne hybrid bag, Ezeedrone or Canning drone reeds, poly chanter, chanter reed, deluxe Highland Gear bag cover, drone cords:
CAD $10,775

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CAD $10,095

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david naill bagpipe model dn6
DN6 More Info & Images +

The DN6 is our premiere set. It is both majestic and powerful, showcasing the best craftsmanship and metalwork we offer. These are top of the line David Naill pipes, fully mounted with hand engraved Sterling silver. We exclusively use .925 Sterling silver for this model. Included are full silver mouthpiece and chanter sole – both made from a solid piece. Our projecting mounts are made from thick walled castings which are machined and then turned by hand to finish – they are not filled. The weight of the Sterling silver on this set is approximately 1.35 kgs/2.98 lbs. 

MODEL FEATURES

African Blackwood fully combed/beaded
Engraved silver ferrules, tuning slides and ring caps
Engraved silver mouth piece
Engraved silver projecting mounts