040 | Lead-work South West, Dave Bishop Carpentry and MJ Tiff | It's Finger Lickin' Good!

Trade Legends

13-08-2023 • 1 hr 11 mins

Chris @leadworksw began his career as a roofer, but it was the art of lead-work that truly captured his passion. Through years of dedicated craftsmanship and unwavering commitment, he honed his skills while working for different companies, gradually becoming a seasoned expert in the field. With determination and a thirst for knowledge, Chris earned his qualifications in lead-work, solidifying his reputation as a skilled professional. Inspired by his journey, he took a leap of faith and established his own business, which thrived until a brief hiatus of two years. Reinvigorated and reenergised, Chris found his way back to lead-work, channeling his creative spirit into each project. Embracing the digital age, he harnessed the power of social media to showcase his stunning work, captivating audiences with his meticulous craftsmanship and innovative designs. Dave's trajectory in life veered away from his dad's electrician path, instead drawn to the allure of design and woodwork during his school days, which led him down the path of carpentry. With a steadfast determination, he spent 14 years perfecting his craft within a company, even responding to nighttime emergencies. Seeking more autonomy, he took the bold step of establishing his own carpentry business. Armed with a budget-friendly van, he initially specialised in kitchen fittings for Wickes. Expanding his venture, he hired a small team to assist him. A twist of fate arrived when an unfortunate leg injury left him incapacitated. During his recovery, one team member departed, leaving him in a bind with clients. Dave's journey also bore the scars of adversity - he weathered 16 instances of tool theft, a challenge that struck both his van and even his home. Despite these trials, Dave's resilience remained unshaken as he continued to carve his name into the world of carpentry. ___

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