Canadian Home Workshop

Canadian Home Workshop
Editor Douglas Thomson
Categories DIY, Woodworking
Frequency Six issues a year
Publisher Cottage Life Media Inc.
First issue 1977
Final issue Winter 2014
Country Canada
Based in Toronto
Language English

Canadian Home Workshop was a Canadian magazine that had been published since 1977.[1][2] Its last publication was the Winter 2014 issue.[1] The magazine featured do-it-yourself and woodworking content. The headquarters was in Toronto.[3] Its previous headquarters was in Markham, Ontario.[2]

Published six issues a year,[1] it featured articles on project ideas, tool profiles, technique and design ideas, practical renovation and home maintenance information, and shop tips. The magazine was formerly published on a monthly basis.[2]

The magazine was owned by Avid Media until 2004 when Transcontinental acquired the title.[1] Then the magazine was sold in September 2009 (along with sister title Outdoor Canada magazine) to Cottage Life Media Inc.[1]

Canadian Home Workshop had been Canada’s authority on home improvement and woodworking for the last 33 years. The magazine provided its readers with a mix of classic and contemporary woodworking projects, including information for beginners that would develop their skills and more advanced techniques to challenge and inspire.


In 2011, the site was redesigned to better serve users by enabling them to share, communicate, and to supply them with more relevant information in a clean and easy way. is a part of a larger network of Canadian outdoors and DIY websites including sibling brands,, and


  1. 1 2 3 4 5 "Canadian Home Workshop shuts down". Masthead. Toronto. 20 November 2013. Retrieved 25 October 2015.
  2. 1 2 3 Europa World Year. Taylor & Francis Group. 2004. p. 1025. ISBN 978-1-85743-254-1. Retrieved 26 November 2016.
  3. Heidi Waechtler (29 January 2013). The Canadian Writer's Market, 19th Edition: The Essential Guide for Freelance Writers. McClelland & Stewart. p. 62. ISBN 978-0-7710-4623-0. Retrieved 26 November 2016.

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