product types: 

  • acoustic guitars
  • bass guitars
  • classical guitars
  • electric guitars


Oliver Specht has been building instruments since 1991. From 1991 to 1993 he studied guitar building with Michael Dunn at Douglas College. The next year he started Specht Guitars while also studying cabinet-making and woodworking at BCIT. From 1995-2005  he repaired musical instruments with Paul Iverson at Calder Music and at Tom Lee Music.  From 2005-2011 he designed and built various electric and acoustic guitars, basses and baritone guitars. He exhibited some of these guitars at the Montreal Guitar Show. Since then he has also repaired and serviced guitars for Long & McQuade in Nanaimo.

Source: Specht Guitars website (20 October 2020)


Oliver Specht Nanaimo , BC
British Columbia CA