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The Biography of Steve Maxwell

Steve Maxwell is an award-winning writer, photographer, builder, cabinetmaker and stonemason and he has been helping people through his articles about home improvement projects, construction, woodworking and power tools since 1988.

The Steve Maxwell Family

Steve lives with his wife, Mary, and their five children in a stone and timber home they built themselves on Manitoulin Island, Ontario, Canada.

Steve and his team have made the most complete collection of his articles, photos and videos available anywhere online,  with new material added all the time.

Feel free to contact Steve directly.  He reads every message that comes in.

Steve & Mary Maxwell + 5 kids photo taken on Manitoulin Island ON for bio on


Steve Maxwell homesteads on Manitoulin Island starting with his hand built home on Manitoulin Island Ontario is powered by the casaGURU Platform.