Essential Tips for Guitar Maintenance
In this article we talk about the daily cleaning and care tasks for your guitar, those small actions that we must do before and after playing, so that the instrument does not deteriorate with its daily use.
Subfretboard: the revolutionary solution for improving the sound of electric guitars
The subfretboard, according to its inventor, gives the guitar, above all, more balance between the strings. "It completely balances the volume between all the strings and it's a matter of the resonance of the string being played on the fret itself, and that resonance goes through the whole piece."
X Wood Summit: the annual meeting in Pravia for lathe and wood carving enthusiasts.
If you are a lover of lathe and wood carving, you can not miss the X edition of the Wood Summit! The event, to which we are partners, is organized by the City Council of Pravia and the Association of Friends of Wood Les Forgaxes. Save the dates: April 21, 22 and 23, 2023 at the Institute of Pravia.
BRAZILIAN ROSEWOOD, THE MOST DESIRED WOOD
In this article we want to tell you more details about this unique wood, because if we talk about woods for instruments, Brazilian Rosewood has an almost mythical status in the world of guitar making.
We celebrate World Timber Day with a renewed commitment to sustainability and the environment.
At Maderas Barber we want to pay tribute to wood on World Timber Day. This event has been celebrated every March 21 since 2013, also coinciding with the International Day of Forests. It is a moment to reflect on the importance of wood in our lives and in the environment, as well as to promote its sustainable use.
Maderas Barber and Luthiers Mercantile Alliance: a new era for luthiers around the world
We are excited to announce a new partnership with Luthiers Mercantile International, which will allow us to offer our customers a wide range of quality accessories and tools, while luthiers around the world will be able to purchase our most sought-after woods from their online store. This alliance is great news for the luthier community, as it will allow us to reduce distances and shipping costs, providing greater accessibility to innovative and quality products.
Fijian mahogany: The sustainable and high quality wood that is revolutionizing the music industry
Fijian mahogany is a durable wood, with a reddish color that varies from light to dark red. This wood is highly valued for its stability and its ability to retain its shape and color.
Juliana Hernández, luthier: "For me, building a guitar is like having a child".
Juliana Hernández is 33 years old and comes from Argentina. She has been a luthier for more than 10 years. When she was a little girl, she was attracted to the guitar because her father always played it when he came home from work. It is one of the few memories she has left of her father, who died when she was only 7 years old. That is why the guitar became a very special instrument for her.
Vega-Trem, the innovative floating bridge that has captivated the historic brand Fender
Isaac Vega is one of the founders of the company Vega-Trem, which markets the VT1 Ultra Trem and VT2 Teletrem floating bridges for the well-known Stratocaster guitar. Vega began his career as a guitarist in the 90's in Madrid with his own bands of the Trash Metal genre. He studied classical guitar and modern guitar and worked as a professional guitarist in the circuit in Mallorca. The peak of his career as a guitarist came in 2015 when he had the opportunity to participate as a guitarist in Amaia Montero's tour, although his experience on stage is not limited to being in the front line, as Isaac Vega was in the first division as a backline technician.
Black Friday, the most expected sales event of the year
Black Friday has become one of our favourite days. In addition to having great offers, it's the perfect time to think about Christmas gifts. And who doesn't like to buy quality gifts at low prices? This year, November 25 is the official day of Black Friday, but we celebrate the sale festival from November 18 to 27. Ten days of discounts on all our products.