Ask a Professional
Contact Hendrik Varju
RR#2 Acton, Ontario,
“Ask a Professional” Hendrik’s Woodworking Consultation Service
Contributor to Fine Woodworking,
North America’s first and most respected fine woodworking magazine.
(Featured on Front Cover November 2009)
Contributor to Woodworker’s Journal,
“America’s Leading Woodworking Authority”
Contributor to Furniture & Cabinetmaking,
United Kingdom’s most respected fine woodworking magazine.
Contributing Editor to Canadian Home Workshop,
Canada’s leading do-it-yourself magazine.
Contributing Editor to Atelier Maison magazine, 2005-2006
le magazine des vrais bricoleurs.
Contributing Editor to Canadian Woodworking, 2001-2007
Canada’s only national magazine dedicated exclusively to woodworking.
If you have a question for Hendrik, send him an e-mail with your inquiry. Hendrik will review his fees for his consultation service with you before dispensing any advice, which can be arranged shortly after. Advice can be given by phone, by email or in person.
Hendrik provides professional advice regarding woodworking related topics. Some examples might be choosing an appropriate type of stain, choosing the right finish for a particular project, choosing an appropriate wood species for outdoor use, etc. He can also give his unbiased opinions on tools that you are considering for purchase. Get advice on designing a piece of furniture, or have Hendrik review your plans and cutting list. And for those of you living in the Toronto area, Hendrik can give you tips on where you can buy his favourite tools, finishes, dowels, etc. In other words, he can be a great resource to save you from running all over the city looking for the things you need.
Please remember that this is not a free service. Contact Hendrik to review his rates and provide proper billing information before sending in your inquiry.