CHAPELTON, Clarendon: HE MAXIM, ‘Choose a job you love, and you will never have to work a day in your life’ epitomises Tremayne Simpson’s passion for his craft.
This budding entrepreneur is full of life and is overflowing with creativity and enthusiasm for the artistic pieces which manifest in his woodworking trade which he took seriously nine years ago.
“I chose woodworking as a career path to because it’s what I love and I am considered to be very good at it, plus it gives me an avenue to express my creativity and inspire others,” he said.
“How I got into it is still a mystery to me, because it was never something I set out to do or had on my mind. I have always had a knack for making things with my hands, like fish guns, cricket bats, bow and arrow, among other things. I am a naturally creative person, to the point where I had sketches of all sorts in all my primary and highschool books on every other page,” he told Rural Xpress.
However, there was a never
TA wooden plaque of a map of Clarendon made by Tremayne Simpson.
ending thirst to figuring out how most things work and that curiosity, he said, is what motivated him to start a business.
Simpson said he is inspired by regular everyday objects as well as reading woodworking text. He told Rural Xpress that he has a collection of more than 175 different texts on woodworking. He makes plaques, chairs, photo frames, cupboards and just about any other item the mind can conceive that can be made of wood.
A participant of the Clarendon Youth in Business programme, Simpson laments that he did not Tremayne Simpson stands beside some of his works of art.