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INTERVIEW



MIQ: WHAT MADE YOU TWO DECIDE TO GO INTO BUSINESS TOGETHER ? CHRIS - Having a handcraft wood-shop, where I can get creative and bring my design style to anyone, has been a dream of mine for years. The timing had never been right as I was working full time with my contracting business. JASON - A few years New Zealand. As I returning to Canada I a job in carpentry. carpentry like furniture

ago, I was living in was thinking about was hoping to get Specifically, in fine and cabinet making.

CHRIS - When Jason got back to Ottawa, he mentioned what his plans were. I told him about my long time idea which he thought would be a good fit and we decided to take the leap! Within a week, I had leased our shop space, got a business licence and purchased the tools to get started!

MIQ: WHO IS THE ALPHA PERSONALITY? CHRIS: I would say that I am. I’m the older one and technically “the boss” in the company. JASON: Chris...

MIQ: WHY CHOOSE HANDCRAFTED OVER MASS PRODUCED? JASON: It’s personal and specialized. I really enjoy making the one-of-a-kind pieces, even if we make a similar style of furniture, it’s always unique. That makes it fun for us, and special for our clients. CHRIS: The nature of wood is so unique from piece to piece. I think that each piece of furniture should be unique as well. We’re always trying to keep things fresh; I have so many ideas for new designs that I can’t wait to build and show people. Furthermore, the quality and craftsmanship of handmade furniture just isn’t there when you get a mass produced item at a big box store. We make furniture to last for generations.

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