As a young guitarist, Shawn Conway felt attracted to lutherie and started his studies at Lutherie-Guitare Bruand at the age of 17.
After three years, Shawn Conway completed Bruand course with the first prize of excellence. Through those years, he had the chance to learn with luthiers such as Jef Demers, René Wilhelmy, Hugues Lefort and Pier Bergeron.
Following is graduation, Shawn founded Oddities Guitars. He also got involved in Lutherie-Guitare Bruand as a technician, as an administrative assistant and is now part of the board of directors.
Established in Longueuil, Shawn Conway creates instruments and offer repair services.Oddities Guitars
Oddities Guitars started in 2018 with a modern and peculiar brand image while keeping a touch of tradition.
We quickly decided to privilege indigenous wood instead of exotic wood for environmental reasons and to help local enterprises.
At Oddities Guitars, we choose woods that offers exceptional sound as well as unique aesthetics.
We use simple and elegant designs that highlights the natural beauty of woods.