The "Getting to know the leaders in the industry" section of the Maderas Barber blog is a place where you can get to know the people behind the business. We will interview the leaders and experts in the luthery industry so you can get valuable insights and learn about their stories, challenges, and accomplishments. Additionally, you will be able to learn more about current trends and innovations in the luthery industry. Don't miss this opportunity to connect with the people leading the way in the luthery industry.

The perfect tuning of Jose Manuel Gil´s Galician Bagpipes

The builder of Galician Bagpipes granted us an incredible interview. We discussed the harmony of the bagpipe, its woods, and the history of an instrument that has traveled across Europe for centuries.


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." 


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.

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