Welcome to Howling Dog Construction! 

My name is Matthew Willox, and I’m the Owner and main Carpenter for Howling Dog Construction. I was born in Australia and raised in New Zealand before moving to Canada in 1990.

I’m currently living on beautiful Cape Breton Island, after moving here in July 2013 with my wife and kids. We just love the island and all its scenery and friendly people. It’s great to be back living by the ocean again too.

Since moving to Canada, I’ve been working in various aspects of the construction industry, from framing homes in the Canmore/Banff area of Alberta, to commercial industrial construction and custom homes in Guelph, Ontario as a Site Supervisor and Carpenter for CRD Construction for 13 years.

In my last position with CRD Construction, I supervised and worked on projects from the ground up, and saw them through from an empty lot to handing over the keys. I was also responsible for supervising all sub-trades, and ensuring a strong standard of safety and quality.

I take pride in quality work and craftmanship, attention to detail, and efficient and fast work are my defining traits as a carpenter.

I look forward to getting started and working with you to achieve your home and project needs. For more information about the work I do, please visit the Services page.