Joel completed his apprenticeship as a carpenter from 2007-2011 in Switzerland. He then worked in the family business and trained as a master carpenter. His brother and him took over the business in 2022. In his spare time, he hunts with his dogs, plays football (soccer), jogs, and hangs out with his friends.
Justin has been with the company over 15 years. He started as an apprentice in 1998 and completed in 2002. He then left to Switzerland but returned to CWC in 2010 and stayed since. He is now our Shop Foreman. Justin oversees the team and coordinates all production activities including job scheduling, monitoring inventory levels and maintaining an effective workplace safety program. He and his families like to travel, camp, bike and ski.
Jonny is from Canmore and is graduating highschool this year (2024). He joined Canmore Woodcrafters in grade 11, through the RAPP Program. Jonny has a passion for woodworking and enjoys the outdoors. In his free time he can be found alpine skiing on local hills and fly fishing on the Bow River.
Born in the UK, Jaedon moved to the Bow Valley in 2019 and has been a ski and snowboard instructor for the past three years. Now joining the team as an apprentice cabinetmaker,
Jaedon is excited to explore another passion of his and create a career in woodworking. You’ll be able to find Jaedon exploring the mountains, chilling in the sun or on the slopes on
his days off.
Bobbi joined us in 2022. She has many years of experience in Office Administration. Her cheerful personality and attention to detail make her a great fit!
Born and raised in Canmore, Shaun joined us as a Cabinetmaker Apprentice in 2022. Shaun is passionate about wooden boats and has apprenticed at a small boat shop in Maine, later studied traditional boatbuilding in Norway, and spent some time volunteering at a wooden boat museum in the Basque Country. He is very excited to join Canmore Woodcrafters and continue developing as a woodworker. Shaun enjoys hiking, cycling and backcountry camping.
Markus earned his journeyman cabinet maker ticket in Germany in 1998 before relocating to Alberta in 2004. While in Edmonton and Calgary, he spent 6 years on the bench before transitioning to the lead installation role. Markus will put on many miles on both his adventure and pedal bike. When the weather turns, he enjoys reading Scandinavian crime novels and listening to music.
Ken was born in Ontario and moved to Alberta in 2002, drawn to the mountains and snow. He lived in the Bow Valley up until the last few years before moving to Cochrane in 2017 with his wife and rescue pittie Peaches. Ken enjoys playing hockey, watching the Maple Leafs, and Snowboarding. Ken has been working in the wood finishing , painting & coating industry for over 15 years. He joined us in 2021 and looks forward to this new chapter with us.
Josef joined us in 2021 as a Cabinetmaker. He used to work in a family business renovating old pianos in Czech Republic.
His habits including power lifting, hiking, cooking, cycling and reading.
Serhii joined us in 2017 as a Cabinetmaker. He has extensive knowledge with CNC machining and ornate high end woodwork. He brings years of experience and knowledge to our team. Serhii enjoys spending time with his family, and getting out doors, biking and walking in his free time.