Freshly graduated, Chandler answered the call to adventure and moved across the country to join our team. Having some experience in CNC and drafting he hopes to show his potential and really excel in the shop. Woodworking is both a job and a hobby for Chandler, always trying to challenge himself and push limits. In his spare time he likes to kayak, rock climb, camp and trek mountains.
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.
Harry comes from Switzerland, and has successfully completed his cabinetmaker apprenticeship. He was self employed in his own business for 16 years doing woodworking install and finishing. He has also lived and worked in Luxembourg and Germany gaining more industry exposure. Now in Canada, Harry looks forward to expanding his knowledge and applying his depth of experience at CWC. In his spare time Harry loves traveling by bike, camping, hiking and cooking.
Lucas joined us in 2019 through the high school and RAPP program. He has received the CTS30 woodworking award.He started his cabinetmaking apprenticeship in Sept 2020. When not in high school he likes to alpine ski, ski tour, and white water kayak.
Born and raised in the Italian Alps, Mirko studied to become an accountant and eventually moved to Canada in 2013. He joined us in 2017 as a Cabinetmaker Apprentice and obtained his Red Seal in 2021 with outstanding marks. Mirko is an avid fisherman. He enjoys spending time up the mountains rock climbing, touring and camping. Woodworking for him is both a job and a passion.
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.
Martin joined us in 2018 as a Cabinetmaker. He has finished his cabinet education in Czech Republic and had worked more than 8 years at the biggest piano company in Europe building new pianos and last couple years at the company restoring historical pianos. Outside of work, Martin loves Thai boxing and spends his time hiking, mountain biking and snowboarding in the beautiful Rockies.
Rudi has been with us over 10 years as a Journeyman Cabinetmaker and brings a wealth of experience to the table. Rudi started his woodworking career in 1985 in Germany after receiving his Cabinetmaking Diploma. In 2010 Rudi and his wife became permanent residents in Canada and settled in the Bow Valley. Since then he enjoys working for Canmore Woodcrafters and takes advantage of the abundance of activities this country and especially the Bow Valley has to offer. He likes to hike, bike and paddle in the summer and XC ski and snowboard in the winter.
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.
Jack is an Architectural Technologist with 9 years of construction detailing and 25 years of project management experience. Dirt roads, trout streams and alpine lakes are the best locations to find Jack on his off days.