About Us

Thomas Philips Woodworking Ltd. is all about quality craftsmanship and superior customer service. Our custom cabinetry and millwork are crafted with the finest materials and attention to detail results in a flawless finish. Client satisfaction is our top priority and we pride ourselves in exceeding their expectations. As a client of Thomas Philips Woodworking Ltd. you can expect a collaborative process where your ideas and needs are met with expertise and ingenuity to create both a striking and functional product.

Derrick Paas

Derrick, co-owner of Thomas Philips Woodworking. He brings over 15 years of experience and expertise, working on high-end custom homes and cabinetry. He is a Journeyman Carpenter with skills in building custom furniture, homes, and Kitchens with a focus on design detail to align with your specific goals and needs. He prides himself on exceptional customer service with a high focus on attention to detail and customer satisfaction and is look forward to working with you.


Eric Gummer

Eric, co-owner of Thomas Philips Woodworking is a native of Victoria with over 10 years of trade experience and a portfolio of award-winning homes and luxury yachts. He prides himself on creating exquisite cabinetry and finishing carpentry that leaves no margin for error. Showing talent from the beginning, his precision work earned him the coveted Student Carpentry Award from the Canadian Home Builders’ Association (2004). After apprenticing at some of Victoria’s most reputable custom cabinet shops, Eric earned his Red Seal Ticket at BCIT in the trade of joinery. Eric’s passion for woodworking and eye for design are what make him the successful entrepreneur he is today.