- acoustic guitars
- electric guitars
Ruben Beck was born in Heidelburg, Germany in 1977, He studied Art in Monash University and then went to work in the final assembly division at Maton Guitars in 2005. In 2009, Ruben graduated from Holmesglenn Institute being awarded the highest honours in Fine Furniture Making and receiving a Craftsmanship Award for his final creative piece. In the same year, Ruben also received an award from the Australian Wood Review for his use of reclaimed timber in his guitars. In 2010, Ruben was selected to be the next head of Maton repairs, and apprenticed with Luthier Chris Ffinch for two years. After completing a Diploma of Business Management in 2012 he launched Ruben Guitars as a bespoke guitar making company.