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Marcelino López Nieto

Marcelino López Nieto,  with more than a half-century of experience, is one of Spain's most respected and accomplished luthiers. He is one of only five living Spanish makers included on Summerfield's list of the finest guitar makers since 1800.

Manuel Rodriguez, Jr.

Manuel Rodriguez, Jr.  (b. 1962) is a third generation luthier, raised in the family business established by his grandfather and father of building fine handmade guitars for the world's preeminent artists. 

Manuel Reyes Jr. and Manuel Reyes Sr.

Manuel Reyes Jr. and Manuel Reyes Sr.

Manuel Reyes, Jr., was born in 1969 in Cordoba, and is the son of Manuel Reyes (1934- 2014). and worked with him full time from 1994 till his death in December of 2014. He  began to make guitar under his own name in about 2001, at first signing his father's label, Manuel Reyes, Jr. His guitars are built on the elder's Reyes design, and are nearly indistinguishable from those of his father.

Manuel López Bellido

Born in Granada in 1939, the Spanish luthier Manual López Bellido started working  as a cabinet maker at the age of 13.

Manuel Adalid

The Spanish luthier Manuel Adalid was born in Valencia in 1951. Son, of Manuel Adalid Lazaro (b. 1923) one of the founding partners of Guitarras Francisco Esteve, (established in 1957), Manuel literally grew up in the workshop.  Working as an apprentice during