About WST » The Team
Lester started out life as an engineer. He has been building homes for many years, and founded the Wooden Shoe Timber Frame Co. in 2002 to fuel his passion for quality construction. Building timber frames allows him to combine intellectual challenges with creativity and the practical.
Eva is part of the design team, and helps on-site when extra hands are required. She is also the office manager.
Asher comes to WST with ‘old-world’ craftsmanship and timberframe specific knowledge having completed the course in heritage carpentry in Perth, ON. His artistry is matched by his athleticism and efficiency on site!
Another graduate of the Perth Heritage Carpentry Program, Mitchell who studied engineering at McGill University brings an intellectual nature to his skills as a craftsman. A valuable part of the design team and an accomplished stair builder.
Kiefer comes to WST with ‘old-fashioned’ work ethic, putting in his all to get the work done right. His strength and dedication is an asset to our team.
Stephan has brought intelligence and competent leadership to our team. His carpentry skills and building efficiency are a major asset to our company.
Pierre joined our team in March 2017. He brings with him years of framing experience, and building systems knowledge.
Jonathan is one of our engineers. Not only does he bring a wealth of knowledge, but he has a high attention to detail of both form and function but also to aesthetics. His craftsmanship and precision is topnotch.
Jake is a hard-working member of our community here in the hills and farms of the Gatineau River valley. We are pleased to welcome this newest member of our team!
Herrick brings his background as an engineer to our group. His keen approach to timber-framing and our building systems has been a real asset to WST.
Luc brings his mastery to the finishing stages of the building process. Beautiful doors, custom kitchens, other cabinetry, trim-work…You dream it… he can build it!
Corey is most recent addition to our team of carpenters. Skills learned at Perth's college of Heritage carpentry and joinery are being put to good use in the complex joinery required in our homes.
Another recent graduate of the Perth Heritage Carpentry program, Brendan will be helping with the many skills learned in the traditional arts of house building.