Time Lasting Craftsmanship

Like salmon fighting upstream in the rivers of British Columbia, one shop in Vancouver is bucking the flow of cheap, mass-market products into Lower...

QTK Fine Cabinetry

Building cabinets is building a brand   Passion resonates in Daniel Toto’s voice, and in his steel-grey eyes. The passion, you discover, is for the family...

Pilon Kitchens, Campbell’s Bay, Que.

Plan for success We should all have such problems …. According to Gerard Pilon, partner and production manager in Campbell’s Bay, Que.,-based Pilon Kitchens, “We...

Solid accomplishment

Profile: Brenlo Custom Mouldings, Mississauga, Ont. As noted in this issue's "From the Editor" department, there is a feeling in the industry that the glory...

Shared vision, shared responsibility

Kitchen cabinet company sets the table Many a company has origins in a residential garage, and some are content to stay there. Not GCW Kitchens...

Marshall’s Custom Cabinetry

Respect people and they’ll respect you — and your business “I just want to treat others the way I would want to be treated, too.”...

Colclo Custom Woodworking, Markham, Ont.

Seeing history through a window   Every once in a while Brent Colclough gets sentimental, and, when he looks down at the shop floor through the...

Profile: Cutler Group

Jonathan Glick is on a constant high. “This is the best period of my career. It’s the most fun I’ve had,” he says from...

Career profile: Alan Smart

BUILT ON TRUST   Canada’s secondary wood industry prior to the 1960s was strongly regionalized, with local distributors filling orders for regional manufacturers of newly...

Accuwrap: Adapt for long-term success

A burnt steak is what Enzo D’Alessandro uses as an analogy to explain his guiding philosophy of life and business. According to D’Alessandro, “When...