Born and raised in Tokyo Japan, Tomoko, or Tomo as the team calls her, is a master at her craft. Formally trained in Nuritition, Tomo found her calling in woodworking when she moved to the province of Nagano famous for its forests and traitional woodwork. It was there she trained at a technical school for a year making handcrafted furniture and woodwork.
Tomo came to Canada on an adventure to experience western culture and building techniques. She began working and learning Canadian building practices, and honed her fine carpentry skills through various projects.
Tomo’s environmental concerns and experiences within the construction industry helped influence a decision to practice green building. Tomo likes to travel, the outdoors, and is an aspiring golfer!