Patrick Moore has more than ten years of schooling from around the world and became the first, and currently only person from both American continents to be received as a “Compagnon Passant Charpentier” in France. He completed his masters with the esteemed “Association ouvrière des compagnons du devoir du tour de France” the most prestigious private university for carpentry in Paris, France. His master piece was on display at the “Compagnon Museum” in Tours, France and the “Musée des maîtres et artisans du Québec.” Patrick has two diplomas; one in heritage carpentry the other heritage masonry. He specializes in historical carpentry and has worked around the world on nationally and internationally classified historical sites. He wields an extensive portfolio; two UNESCO classified world heritage sites, numerous nationally classified historical monuments in Europe and North America, as well as new construction of luxury high-end private residences. He has written articles for multiple timber framing and woodworking journals in North America and Europe. In 2014 he founded and created The Professional School of Practical Stereotomy in Ottawa, Canada. Students are able to obtain up to a master’s certificate either online or on location.

Workshops with Patrick

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