Exhibitions

  • November 17, 2018 to January 28, 2019 – Exhibited cribbage boards and 18-Piece Puzzles in Winter Exhibition + Gift at the Pitt Meadows Art Gallery
  • May 6 to June 16, 2014 – Collaborated with photographer Gerry Moss, and submitted my own work (both woodwork and a photograph) to the Hands That Shape Our Community photo and art exhibition at Gallery Bistro
  • January 8 to February 1, 2014 – Built and exhibited Wireframe Cabinet for the annual juried “Discovery” exhibition titled “AIR” at Seymour Art Gallery
  • July 20, 2013 – Exhibited over a dozen pieces at Port Moody Celebration of Wood Fair
  • July 18 to August 11, 2013 – Exhibited Table with a Twist at Port Moody Celebration of Wood
  • April 13 to 14, 2013, and extended until June 11, 2013 –  Exhibited over twenty pieces at Gallery Bistro for Port Moody’s 14th annual Artwalk
  • April 12, 2013 – Showed two pieces at the opening reception of Port Moody’s 14th annual Artwalk

Presentations

  • July 9, 2013 – Led off Steve Ramsay’s Inspiration Project
  • Feburary 14, 2013 – Gave a 7-minute talk, with slides, at Coquitlam’s PechaKucha Night
  • May 11, 2010 – I gave a talk to the Pacific Woodworker’s Guild on the subject of design.  Guild member and reporter Phillip Ngan wrote a detailed recap of the evening which you can read HERE;
  • August 19, 2009 – I lectured at the RONA Vancouver 2010 Fabrication Shop“Thanks so very much for meeting yesterday with my carpentry apprentices and giving them your workshop on how to start and run a small carpentry business. You were well prepared, personable and very helpful. Your two-page handout on “Pointers on Starting and Running a Business” is a great thing to have left with us for future reference.  Again, thanks Chris, for your time and your expertise.” Rod Paynter, Project Coordinator, YWCA Fab Shop Project;

Seminars and Instruction

  • I taught seminars for Lee Valley Tools Ltd. at the Coquitlam showroom including:
    • Working with Hand Planes;
    • Router Joinery;
    • Dimensioning Rough Stock;
    • Fundamentals of Hand Planes;
    • Fundamentals of the Router;
    • Fundamentals of Machine Joinery;
    • Make a Pair of Salad Tongs with Hot-Pipe Bending;
    • Introduction to DowelMax;
    • Joinery: By Hand and Machine;
    • Maintain Your Shop Tools;
    • Make a Shooting Board;
    • Make Your Own Jigs;
    • Pocket Hole Joinery with the Kreg System;
    • Rail and Stile Door Construction Using The Veritas Router System;
    • Sharpening: Manual and Power Systems;
    • Table Saw Basics;
    • Tuning Your Hand Plane;
    • Turn a Peppermill;
    • Working with Wood: Nurturing, Creating and Realizing Ideas (with Judson Beaumont);
    • Scrollsaw: A Christmas Ornament;
    • Make Your Own Smoothing Plane;
    • Fundamentals of Hand Tool joinery;
    • Make an Infinity Mirror Clock;
    • Make Your Own Veritas Wooden Spokeshave; and
    • Make a Mallet.
  • I demonstrated woodworking during the Heritage Picnic & City Hall Open House on July 25, 2009 to celebrate the City of New Westminster’s 150th Anniversary; and
  • I have represented Lee Valley Tools at numerous woodworking shows in Canada and the United States since 2006.