Steve Maxwell

Steve Maxwell lives on a 90-acre farm on Manitoulin Island in Canada. Known as "Canada's Handiest Man, " he is an award-winning home improvement authority and woodworking expert who has helped people renovate, repair, build, and maintain their homes since 1988. A dedicated off-the-grid DIYer, he has written over 5,000 articles for "Mother Earth News" and many other publications. His website is