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Wood Geeks

Bob Vail, Wood geek

We sat down to talk to Bob Vail, president of Vail General Contracting about sustainability, Eastern White Pine, a techniques for building tight, quiet and amazing homes.  Read Bob’s questions after the video. How long have you been working with wood? All my life. I’ve been in business for 35 years, and started working with wood when …

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Rob Robillard, Wood Geek

How long have you been working with wood? I’ve been a carpenter since 1993, but have been working with wood since middle school when I fell in love with wood and tools in a shop class. What is it about wood that you love and appreciate? What’s not to like? I like the feel, smell, …

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Todd Fratzel, Wood Geek

    How long have you been working with wood?  I remember spending time in my dad’s workshop at a very early age. The first wood project I remember making was a wall plaque with a wood burn design on it when I was about 10 years old. I guess that means I’ve been working …

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Wood Geek, Andy Engel

From time to time EasternWhitePine editors interview leaders in the building space in a series we call Wood Geeks. This issue’s Wood Geek is Andy Engel from Fine Homebuilding Magazine. How long have you been working with wood?  If you include my earliest efforts, I’d say since I was about 4 years old. I was a …

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