Steve Willgoose brings over 30 years of experience to the table.
He designs and transforms local Western Maple trees into high quality
“live edge” dining tables, occasional and boardroom tables.
He also builds and supplies fireplace mantles and stand-up bar tops for your home or business.
All reclaimed or rescued Sunshine Coast logs are chosen, cut, dried, milled and then carefully transformed into stunning tables by Steve in his wood shop.
Styles are a mix of mission/craftsman with a West Coast twist of figured maple.
Things change to keep things interesting as well, incorporating bark
inclusions, solid iron, spalting, filled splits and natural edges.
Table wood is inside the shop from 2-4 years before it can start to become a table.
During that time it goes through many different stages including air drying and forced dehumidification.
Any Willgoose Wood Table will hold or go up in value every year as it ages with patina.
Purchasers can relax in knowing "Willgoose Wood" is a lifelong company.
He knows his clients and the quality they expect.
Born in Europe, Steve lived in Alberta and BC.
He has worked in many wood shops over the years, learning his trade from the ground up.
And also obtained other skills in motorcycle mechanics, and machining.
Steve decided to start his own wood working business, "Handcraft Craftsman" .
inspired by early 1900's furniture maker Gustav Stickley.
Building craftsman style furniture.
In 2011, The business name changed using his family name,
In 2015 changing one last time to "Willgoose Wood”
representing his growing slab table business.
Willgoose Wood is now bigger and stronger than ever with many repeat clients.