Darren Stewart

Darren Stewart completed an apprenticeship as a cabinet maker, specializing in antique restoration and crafting reproduction furniture inspired by French Provincial designs. He dedicated 15 years to this field. Simultaneously, Darren worked part-time as a Bosun on HMS Bounty, overseeing the ship's navigation and maintenance. Following that, he spent 5 years at Hafele as a sales representative, focusing on selling furniture fittings and architectural hardware. Subsequently, Darren transitioned to Festool, where he served as a technical sales consultant for a decade. Later on, Darren joined Timberbits as the sales and workshop manager. At Timberbits, short courses for woodworking are offered at their Mona Vale location. Additionally, he played a key role in the ongoing establishment of Wood Academy in Marrickville.