Recent Projects

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July 2018,   James Bay Railway traveling canoe  built in cedar & canvas to plans drawn in 1911 by H.K. Wicksteed, chief surveying engineer for the construction of the Canadian Northern Railway.

June 2018,  Wooden mast repair:  steaming apart and re-gluing a hollow wooden mast.

February 2018,   Japanese tatami room in a new passive house.


Fall 2017,  Teaching woodworking:  wooden stools

September 2017,  

Presentation on Boatbuilding Apprenticeship Programs given at The International Boatbuilders' Exhibition and Conference, Tampa, Florida.

Presentation covered: General overview of apprenticeship, the logistics of setting up a new program, and findings from recent research on the return on investment for employers investing in apprenticeship programs.

June 2017, Staircase with winders for new lakeside home


May 2017, Hollow wooden mast for 1936 KLB sailboat built in Copenhagen, Denmark


March 2017, Soldiers Barrack Room shelving for Fort Henry National Historic Site


October 2016, Article published:  Jean Fontaine, the First Boatbuilding Apprentice on the Great Lakes

March 2016, Cannon carriage restoration for Fort Henry National Historic Site