Guitar builders

Francisco Sánchez nace en Estepa en 1958. Ebanista y Restaurador hijo tambien de un gran Ebanista aprende el oficio desde pequeño " clavaba puntillas antes de andar" comentan sus familiares.Su padre aficionado a la musica,( tambien construyo instrumentos) le transmite el...

Jesús de Jiménez was born in Osuna (Sevilla) in 1973.He started playing the guitar when he was a little child, and he felt quite curious about the beauty of its sound. This led him to being interested in guitar making...

Jerónimo Pérez was born in Algodonales (Cádiz), in 1978.This artisan has managed to be recognised as one of the most promising guitar builders in such a short period of time, due to his own merits and his marvelous instruments. In...

Este constructor afincado en Herrera (Sevilla) se inició en el mundo de la construcción de guitarras a raíz de su gran afición a la guitarra flamenca y cabe destacar que durante su formación en el oficio ha sido discípulo directo...

Francisco Barba was born in 1939 in Sevilla.At the beginning of the 1970s he started working as a carpenter with his father, until he decided, being 17 years old, to become a self-taught luthier. He learned and worked in the...

José A. Fuentes is born in Barcelona in the year 1971.After working for more than 15 years as a carpenter, his passion for music and his talent when treating wood made him begin a new stage as guitar builder in...

Felipe Conde Cavia nace en Madrid en el año 1957, tercera generación de la dinastía de constructores de guitarras Esteso-Conde. Su padre, Mariano Conde padre, fue sobrino directo de Domingo Esteso, de quien aprendió el arte de la construcción de...

José González López was born in Órgiva (Granada) in 1961.After several years working in very different things, none of them related to guitars, he joined Antonio Martín Montero´s workshop in 1989, along with José Marín Plazuelo, in order to begin...

Manuel Reyes was born in 1949 in Córdoba.After not being satisfied with the sound of a guitar he received as a gift, he modified its structure, in order to improve its quality. This first contact with the world of guitars...

Gerundino Fernández was born in Almería in 1931.Being the eighth child of a family with ten children, he started playing the guitar very young, and worked as a carpenter and cabinetmaker until 1956, when he started working exclusively as a...

Miguel Rodríguez Beneyto was born in Córdoba in 1988.He showed interest while still very young, learning to play both the guitar and the mandolin, which would lead him to have a great curiosity about the art of making those instruments.He...

Manuel Cáceres was born in Badajoz in 1947.He started building guitars in 1963, when he started working in “Casa José Ramírez”, where he would spend fifteen years (nine of them as an important journeyman).In 1978 he left this workshop and...