About your instructor,
Steve is an experienced carpenter, homebuilder, stonemason, cabinetmaker, welder, metalworker – and instructor.
His online courses, award-winning articles and videos have helped thousands of people develop practical, hands-on skills to improve lives since 1988.
For over two decades, Steve was technical editor for Canadian Home Workshop magazine, the country’s top woodworking and DIY magazine. He designed and developed hands-on projects for readers of all skill levels, and he worked with dozens of furniture and project designers to help them explain the best woodworking tips and techniques to readers.
Steve has also written for Mother Earth News, The Toronto Star, Reader's Digest, Family Handyman, Cottage Life, Canadian Contractor, and many other respected publications over the decades.
His growing course collection includes training on solar energy and off-grid power systems, woodworking, metalworking, rural living skills and more.
He and his wife, Mary, live in a stone-and-timber home they built themselves on Manitoulin Island, Canada.