Pat has an extensive background in woodworking starting with cabinets and progressing to boatbuilding and paddle making. He graduated from Confederation College cabinet making and worked several years in the cabinet industry. His true love is making articles that he can use, for example wooden hand planes, spoke shaves, spoons, breadboards and cutting boards. He also makes skin on frame kayaks and Greenland paddles. He works out of his shop in Thunder Bay, Ontario, Canada.


Make a charcuterie board, materials extra.

Sharpening chisels and hand planes.

Pizza peel and round serving board, materials included.

Make a recipe board, materials included.

Info session